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Veggie burgers are a fun dish to make because there is so much freedom for creativity! Everybody crafts their perfect vegan burger differently. Also, making them is an easy, try-as-you-go way to add a bunch of good-for-you ingredients, like beans, whole grains, and vegetables, to a vegan patty. You can make it taste however you want!

Ready to start crafting the ultimate veggie burger? Try making these 10 epic vegan burgers and throw them on the grill for an amazing summer lunch!

1. Quinoa Veggie Burger

Quinoa Veggie Burger

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Quinoa and mushroom lovers must try this Quinoa Veggie Burger by Lee Khatchadourian-Reese. Use this recipe as a base and jazz it up with whatever herbs, spices, veggies, or toppings you like.

2. The Eggplant Crunchburger

The Eggplant Crunchburger

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This vegan, gluten-free Eggplant Crunchburger by Rhea Parsons is decadence on a bun. The recipe author recommends topping them with caramelized onions and a simple spread made with mayo, mustard, and vegan, gluten-free Worcestershire sauce.

3. Quinoa and White Bean Burger

Quinoa and White Bean Burger

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These filling Quinoa and White Bean Burgers by Lee Khatchadourian-Reese are packed with protein and fiber as well as other beneficial nutrients. They’re also packed with flavor; the recipe calls for thyme, garlic, shallots, lemon, red bell pepper, paprika, and chipotle chili pepper.

4. Red Lentil Burgers With Kale Pesto

Red Lentil Burgers With Kale Pesto

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In this recipe, start with red lentils, potatoes, almonds, and different seeds. You combine these with a nice blend of spices that includes cumin, paprika, coriander, and black pepper. After you grill these patties, add the kale pesto sauce, then place it over some brown rice and you have a fantastic Red Lentil Burger With Kale Pesto by Maria Benoit.

5. Spicy Cauliflower Potato Burger

Spicy Cauliflower Potato Burger

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Yes, you can make burgers from cauliflower! Serve these Spicy Cauliflower Potato Burgers by Richa Hingle with roasted peppers, and sliced tomatoes, and add either guacamole or a spicy saucy.

6. Hearty Lentil and Brown Rice Burger

Hearty Lentil and Brown Rice Burger

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These flavorful, Hearty Lentil and Brown Burgers by Sonnet Lauberth: Holistic Health Coach, For The Love of Food Blog pair well with BBQ sauce and, are made with delicious ingredients like green lentils, brown rice, yellow onion, and garlic.

7. White Bean and Sweet Potato Burgers

White Bean and Sweet Potato Burgers

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White bean, sweet potato, onion, garlic, parsley, cumin, chili powder, breadcrumbs, and a few other spices blend harmoniously together for these delicious White Bean and Sweet Potato Burgers by Dimitra Kontou: Chef at ImproV, Blogger at Veglite.

8. Portobello Mushroom Burgers

Portobello Mushroom Burgers

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Portobello Mushroom Burgers by Koko Brill are a classic vegan veggie burger choice. These patties have a delicious glaze over top. Mix olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic,  basil, thyme, oregano, salt, and pepper, then pour over caps and let marinate for 20 to 30 minutes on the grill.

9. Cajun Burgers

Cajun Burgers

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The base of Heather NicholdsCajun Burgers is made from kasha, or buckwheat, which has a deep, nutty taste. It also has a delicious taste from spices, like thyme, basil, oregano, paprika, mustard powder, and cayenne pepper.

10. Reuben Burger

Reuben Burger

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This delicious Reuben Burger by Tamasin and Jim Noyes has a spice rub of several spices like coriander, garlic, onion, caraway, fennel, and black pepper.

Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home!

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