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Hello I am cooking vegan today and I want to know, if I can use polenta to make some kind of food, that is similar to hamburger meat.

( I want to use polenta, because I already bought it and try to find a use for it. )

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I don't think you're going to get a good ground beef substitute from polenta, for that I would recommend TVP or other vegan soy crumbles, seitan or even mushrooms. However, if you're interested in making a veggie burger out of polenta, I'm sure you could look online for a recipe (for example here, but you may find others). It's certainly not going to taste anything remotely like beef, though.

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okay, thanks. I am gonna try the soy crumbles. –  Till Lange Oct 20 '12 at 12:54
    
There are a whole bunch of recipes for veggie burgers using soy crumbles, TVP or seitan. Your polenta would make a delicious side dish, or I've seen recipes for polenta "fries." Just do a google search. Good luck! –  lemontwist Oct 20 '12 at 12:55
    
Thanks. yup, I think i am gonna find a good use for the polenta, as a side dish. –  Till Lange Oct 20 '12 at 12:56
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