Make the most of your allotment with these homemade veggie burgers, then check out our falafel burger, vegan burger, lentil burgers, jackfruit burger and more vegetarian burger recipes.


  • 1/2 aubergine, sliced
  • 1 courgette, sliced 
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, seeded and cut into 4 pieces  
  • oil
  • 2 tsp  thyme leaves
  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and finely diced
  • 1/2 bunch basil, shredded
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 4 tbsp hummus
  • 4 small ciabatta buns, toasted 
  • a handful  rocket


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 220C/200C/gas 7. Toss the aubergine, courgette, red onion and pepper with 1 tbsp oil, the thyme leaves and season. Tip onto a large baking sheet on one layer and roast for 15 minutes until softened and starting to char. Peel the skin off the pepper once roasted.

  • STEP 2

    Toss the tomato with the basil and vinegar, and season.Add a tbsp of hummus to each bun base, then add some rocket. Pile up the roasted veg, then add the tomato salsa and the bun tops.

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