And the quest for The Best Veggie Burgers continues…!
For as long as I have been a vegetarian I have searched for the best vegetarian burger recipes. No, not the ones you can buy ready-made (that is cheating!) but the ones made from scratch.
I have tried so many vegetarian burgers, from rice and bean mixes to chop-all-the-veggies-you’ve-got recipes.
However, there are many different very tasty ways to make a vegetable burger from scratch and I will keep posting the recipes here as I discover new ones.
Now, let’s cook some delicious vegetarian and vegan burgers with these delicious recipes!
The best vegetarian burgers are made with different flavors and textures. Burgers with beans are high in protein and fiber, and really tasty. Here are two recipes with beans; a black bean burger and a chickpea burger. Vegetarian burger recipes with Beans.
This recipe uses only vegetables, and no beans or lentils. It is a great recipe if you don't wan't to or can't use beans.
You will love this Lentil burger recipe! It uses sprouted lentils, and is so quick and easy to make it is unbelievable. Crunchy, tasty, easy, healthy- yum! Sprouted Lentil Burgers.
Here is a recipe that doesn't need a recipe! Simply take a large portobella mushroom, remove the stem, rub on some olive oil, salt and pepper and throw it on the grill! Large Portobella Mushrooms make a great and super easy vegetable burger. Top with your favorite trimmings, or try goat cheese, arugula and grilled red pepper...Yum!
One thing that makes it hard to create “The ” vegetarian burger is that trying to imitate meat usually does not make the tastiest vegetarian dishes.
When creating recipes, it is usually better to work with the vegetables themselves and what brings out their uniqueness instead of trying to copy the taste of another food.
But the burger in all its glory is not only the “meat”, but all the fantastic trimmings: caramelized onion, cheese, guacamole, salsa, lettuce, tomatoes, fresh onion, dressing, the hamburger bread etc. they all add up to the ultimate “burger experience”!
Here is some great stuff to serve with the perfect vegetarian burger: