With Labor Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking of what you’re going to make! Whether you’re hosting a get-together, attending someone else’s barbecue, or just relaxing at home, you are going to love these vegan burger recipes. Veggie burgers nowadays aren’t what they used to be. Now they’re hearty, flavorful, and hold together. Plus, there are so many different ways to make them – mushrooms, beans, quinoa, seitan, and more!
Ready to get cooking? Check out these 10 delicious vegan burgers to enjoy this Labor Day!
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1. Lentil Quinoa Burger
Source: Lentil Quinoa Burger
2. Pad Thai Burgers
Source: Pad Thai Burgers
The vibrant sweet and sour flavors of pad thai will win you over! This version is most exciting to me because you can eat it with your hands! What a thrill, eh? Not only is this burger delicious, but it also looks gorgeous and comes together so easily. This recipe goes great with peanut sauce! You have to try these Pad Thai Burgers by Dustin Harder.
3. Chickpea and Mushroom Burger
Source: Chickpea and Mushroom Burger
This vegan Chickpea and Mushroom Burger by Lenia Patsi is so delicious and will impress vegans and non-vegans alike! It’s made with simple ingredients and is a great way to sneak in legumes if you have picky eaters in the household.
4. Seitan Burger
Source: Seitan Burger
Inspired by Indonesian flavors, this Seitan Burger by Nina Olsson is a delight for peanut lovers. Creamy peanut sauce, a.k.a. satay sauce, spiked with coconut and tamarind is the perfect companion to bean sprouts and spicy seitan. Seitan is a by-product of yeast. Here it’s used like an Asian version of faux pulled pork rather than formed into a firmer patty. It’s scrumptious with savory sauces like satay or other curries. You’ll find seitan in Asian supermarkets or natural foods stores. You can easily substitute seitan with other ingredients such as tofu, tempeh, roasted vegetables, or beans.
5. Almond Burgers
Source: Almond Burgers
6. Pepperoni Pizza Burger
Source: Pepperoni Pizza Burger
Pepperoni pizza as a burger? Whhaaaat? For extra pizza goodness, place some shredded vegan mozzarella on the top of your burger during the last few minutes of cooking to get it all nice and melty. You will love this Pepperoni Pizza Burger by Jenn Sebestyen and Kelli Foster.
7. Bean and Beet Burgers
Source: Bean and Beet Burgers
Plant-based burgers are popping up all over—even in mainstream fast-food restaurants. It’s great to have choices when you’re on the road, but a homemade burger is unbeatable. Featuring black beans, walnuts, oats, and pickled beets, these Bean and Beet Burgers by Robin Roberston have a great flavor and firm texture that holds up well when cooked. The wheat gluten will make firmer burgers, but it’s okay to leave it out if you’re gluten intolerant
8. Salad with Beetroot Burger Patties
This Salad with Beetroot Burger Patties by Alchemy Eats is a light and a healthy summer salad with delicious homemade beetroot burger patties. Mixed with black beans, oats, and a few spices they make a great low ingredient but easy-to-make burger patty recipe. The best part about the burger patties is that you can change the flavor to suit your taste!
9. Berliner Burger
Source: Berliner Burger
Inspired by old-school Berlin kiosk foods, this modern Berliner Burger by Nina Olsson is topped with both kraut and curry ketchup—two iconic German street foods. Curry ketchup is the most popular ketchup in Germany and it is delicious with burgers and as a dipping sauce for roasted wedges and strips. The basic black bean burger is enhanced with leek, chives, and parsley.
10. Crispy Chickpea Burgers
Source: Crispy Chickpea Burgers
Delicious Crispy Chickpea Burgers by Caroline Doucet are packed with flavor. This veggie burger holds well during cooking and has a perfect texture with a little crunch from sunflower seeds. All are made with basic ingredients!
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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental well-being, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, and prostate cancer, and has many side effects.
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- Weekly Vegan Meal Plans
- Plant-Based Health Resources
- Plant-Based Food & Recipes
- Plant-Based Nutrition Resources
- The Ultimate Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition
- Budget-Friendly Plant-Based Recipes
- High Protein Plant-Based Recipes
- Plant-Based Meal Prep
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