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It’s just not July 4th without a burger on your plate. What better way to celebrate this time of year than to change things up a bit by serving some veggie patties in stead of their meaty counterparts? Veggie burgers are versatile, easy to prepare, and SO much healthier than their meaty counterparts.

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You are probably thinking a veggie burger is a burger, so why not get some frozen ones from the store? There are some pretty good options in the market and here is a great article that compares six popular, commercially available veggie burgers based on calories, total fat content, fiber, and protein.

However, when you make your own, you can customize the list of ingredients, and the combinations are only limited by your imagination. The compilation of recipes below speaks to the versatility and adaptability of the veggie burger. From beans to broccoli, there’s something here for everyone!

Here is our list of 5 Must-Try Veggie Burger Recipes:

1. Baked Broccoli Burgers

This veggie burger is packed full of flavor and topped with homemade tahini sauce. In addition to being delicious, these Baked Broccoli Burgers are an excellent source of vitamins A, C and K, as well as iron, calcium, magnesium and beta-carotene.