Our 20 Best Veggie Burger Recipes
Veggie burgers have grown quite popular in the last decade, with nearly every burger restaurant and bar offering some type on their menu. But if you're wanting to try your hand at making them at home, start with one of our 20 delicious veggie burger recipes. From blended beans to marinated portobello mushrooms, making a plant-based burger can be a great way to add more veggies to your diet while still creating a satisfying meal.
Mushroom Veggie Burger
Mushrooms are the base for this hearty veggie burger that relies on Parmigiano-Reggiano, oregano, and garlic for a burst of flavor.
Quinoa Black Bean Burgers
Quinoa, a seed which is often confused for a grain, pairs with black beans for a protein-packed patty. "This recipe needs 10 stars," says user Tlgonzalez. "It was so good that it's hard to believe it's a vegetarian dish."
Carrot Rice Nut Burger
These simple burgers have a short ingredients list and are open to customization with your favorite spice blends.
Butter Bean Burgers
Butter beans will quickly become your favorite legume once you've tried this cheesy recipe.
"This was a super quick, vegetarian weeknight meal," says Jamie Justice Yost. "I almost always have the ingredients on hand so it's a nice go-to that's healthy."
Mexican Bean Burgers
Top these south-of-the-border bean burgers with your favorite taco toppings like guacamole, salsa, sour cream, and more.
Quinoa Veggie Burgers
Quinoa and chickpeas combine for this powerhouse veggie burger. The real secret is the delicious tahini sauce, which is packed with flavor.
Kidney Bean and Black Thai Rice Burgers
The addition of vital wheat gluten (or wheat protein) to the black rice and kidney bean base makes for hearty and almost-meaty burger texture.
"Decadent" and "tofu" are words that are seldom paired together, but it's deserving for this satisfying recipe. Firm tofu is blended with an egg, cheese, and onion for a rich result.
Beans get all the attention, but lentils can make equally delicious veggie burgers. This recipe contains Italian-inspired flavors like mozzarella cheese and olive oil-packed garlic.
Best of Everything Veggie Burgers
Get the best of both worlds with this versatile veggie burger recipe. Mushrooms, beans, and rice combine for a hearty texture.
Portobello Mushroom Burgers
If you're looking for a fuss-free veggie burger, with no mixing and molding, then this is the recipe for you. Mushroom caps are briefly marinated before being grilled and smothered in a layer of gooey cheese.
This recipe truly lives up to its "veggie" name with the inclusion of squash, zucchini, and carrots in the patty mixture. "Great texture!" says user ecty. "This was my first time making a veggie burger using oats."
Spicy Black Bean and Corn Burgers
In this burger, sweet corn offsets spicy jalapeños for a balanced flavor.
Polenta and Wild Rice Burgers
Two unusual veggie burger ingredients, wild rice and polenta, pair up to create these delightfully crispy patties.
Vegetable and Tofu Burger
Curry paste adds a boost of flavor for this vegetable-packed burger recipe.
Delicata Squash Burger Patties
Roasted squash is the base for these beautifully golden burgers. Sun-dried tomatoes and Parmesan add an Italian-inspired spin.
Tofu Walnut Burgers with Irish Stout
Irish stout beer and soy sauce add an unparalleled depth of flavor to these burgers. User ktjane85 says, "I had a vegetarian friend over for dinner last night and made these and the whole crowd raved about them!"
North African Sweet Potato Burgers
Peanuts, ginger, and cilantro add a North African-inspired twist. "I doubled this recipe and my entire family loved it," says user MamaKing. "Even the kids!"
Tofu and Plantain Medley Veggie Patties
If you're craving a light veggie burger, this tofu-based burger will check all the boxes. Serve on a bun, in a salad, or tucked into a pita.
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