Eating a raw veggie burger may not sound appetizing at first, but you may be surprised by how extremely flavorful and filling it can be. On top of that, it can also be much easier to make than a regular burger, and healthier too! Here are 8 veggie burgers that will show you a side of veggie burgers you’ll wish you had known earlier!
1. Raw Veggie Burger
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Burgers are not usually the glamour-queens of the kitchen, but this Raw Veggie Burger by Nikki Stokes rocks! Not only are they incredibly delicious and filling, but they’re raw, vegan, and super easy to make. You just chuck everything into the food processor and blend.
2. Raw Portobello and Shallot Burger
This Raw Portobello and Shallot Burger by Valentina Chiappa is a must-make for any mushroom lover. Portobello mushroom caps and shallots are marinated in a simple sauce of tamari, olive oil, and fresh herbs, then dehydrated until they take on color. They’re paired with a simple mustard avocado cream, fresh sliced apples, and greens.
3. Raw Sun-Dried Tomato Burgers
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These Raw Sun-Dried Tomato Burgers by Zuzana Fajkusova and Nikki Lefler have only a few ingredients: sunflower seed, almond, flax, sun-dried tomatoes, apple cider vinegar, and fresh cilantro, plus, of course, any spices you would like to add! Throw it into your blender for a couple of minutes and mold it together using your hands. It takes about 10 minutes of work!
4. Raw Beet-Sunflower Seed Burgers
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5. Raw Portobello Burgers With Collard Greens and Guacamole
This is fast food, and it’s real good food too. If you’ve never had a portobello burger before, your world is about to change. Throw whatever else you want on these bad boys, I know that fresh tomatoes would be epic, as well as some red onion. The textures of these Raw Portobello Burgers With Collard Greens and Guacamole by Emily von Euw are soooo perfect for each other. You’ve got the meaty mushroom, the creamy guac, the fresh greens, AND the amazing crunchy, savory, heavenly Hippie Garden Chips.
6. Almost Raw Walnut Burgers
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These Almost Raw Walnut Burgers by Chris Bartis are also awesome on rainy summer days because instead of throwing them on the grill, you slow-cook them in the oven. Made from walnuts, mushrooms, carrots, and savory sun-dried tomatoes, these burgers are made completely from whole foods. If you don’t follow a raw diet, serve them on a bun like you would with any burger otherwise, throw one on top of a big salad and enjoy.
7. Raw Portobello Hemp Cheese Burgers
These Raw Portobello Hemp Cheese Burgers by Lena Ropp are not your typical burgers. The meaty mushroom caps are the buns and provide the bulk of the dish’s protein. Inside, the caps are smeared with creamy, savory hemp cheese, and topped with fresh tomatoes, crunchy zucchini slices, and basil. Prepare these as the recipe dictates or set forth on your own burger path and add avocado, shredded carrot, or whatever your heart desires!
8. Raw Sprouted Hummus Veggie Burger With Sunflower Bread
This Raw Sprouted Hummus Veggie Burger With Sunflower Bread by Kelly Fielding has two different versions of a fantastic burger: raw and cooked. Chickpeas and sweet potatoes make it dense and flavorful and the sunflower seed bread is unlike anything you’ve ever tried. Top your burger with carrots, avocado, and plenty of greens.
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