Chickenless Burgers
  • 2cups sunflower seeds
  • 1tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2cups chopped celery
  • 1/4cup olive oil
  • 3/4teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2tablespoons dried sage or poultry seasoning
  • 1/2teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1cup raw coconut meat
  1. Place sunflower seeds and garlic in a food processor. Process into small pieces. Add celery, oil, salt, sage, and pepper, and process to mix well. Set aside.
  2. Place coconut meat in four flat bunches on a 14-inch-square Excalibur Dehydrator tray, so you can then place patties on top. Form sunflower mixture into four patties, about 3/4-inch thick. Place on top of coconut meat. Dehydrate for 2 to 3 hours at 104°F. Flip with coconut meat attached and dehydrate for another 2 or 3 hours.
Recipe Notes


From Ani’s Raw Food Essentials by Ani Phyo (Da Capo Lifelong, 2010).  Excerpted by arrangement with Da Capo Lifelong, a member of the Perseus Books Group
Photo by Tyler Golden.