Meatless: Harmony Valley Vegetarian Burger Mix
I'm not much of a red meat eater, but a girl can get tired of ground-turkey tacos and Boca burgers. Enter Harmony Valley's vegetarian "hamburger-style" mix.
The Fort Collins-based company launched in 2010 with a mission to create a protein-packed, nonfrozen, healthy, vegan meat substitute that would…drum roll…taste delicious. The dehydrated just-add-water mix (packaged in a five-serving pouch) comes with recipes for everything from meat(less) loaf and ultimate nachos to hearty lasagna soup. I chose to make the shiitake-Gruyère burgers, adding a cup each of sautéed mushrooms and cubed cheese plus a splash of Worcestershire sauce. A few minutes later, I had a pan full of savory, sizzling ground "chuck." While too loose to form into burgers (probably more user error than anything else), I folded the mixture into marinara for a just-right vegetarian pasta dinner.
Facebook Comments Box
Here’s why it’s finally time to get back in the Denver real estate market.
We’ve highlighted some of the best road cycling routes along the Front Range and in the high...
Colorado’s labor market has more than its share of occupational hazards.
Each year, more than 18,000 victims of domestic violence call SafeHouse Denver’s hot line. Meet...
From obesity to food allergies, we break down five issues facing Colorado’s kids.