Start your week off on a meatless note with these 18 terrific burger recipes that are packed with flavor and plant-based goodness. From hearty veggie burgers and protein-packed bean patties to creative mushroom and grain-based options, these recipes offer a variety of choices to satisfy your burger cravings without the meat. Whether you’re a dedicated vegetarian or simply looking to incorporate more meatless meals into your diet, these recipes provide a range of flavors and textures that will make Monday (or any day) a delicious and compassionate start to the week. Embrace the world of meatless burgers and savor these dishes that are a tasty twist on the classic burger experience!
Whopper Style Burger
Ready in just 35 minutes, this juicy tofu burger is full of smoky flavors that taste just like something you would find in a Whopper, but without the meat!
Recipe: tofu burger
Black Bean Burger
This delicious black bean burger from our cookbook is perfect for a quick vegan meal that does not skimp on flavor. With a hearty 5-ingredient black bean patty, fresh lettuce and tomato, and a spicy mayo sauce, this burger will satisfy even the most discerning taste buds. Perfect for those who crave veggie burgers, even on busy weeknights.
Recipe: black bean burger
Big Mac Style Meatless Burger
Why is it the meatiest vegan beef burger? Because it has a chewy, ground beef-like texture (thank you TVP), and it does not taste like veggies at all.
Recipe: vegan tvp burger
BBQ Vegan Pulled Pork Burger
Shredded king oyster mushrooms make the best vegan pulled pork. Their meaty texture is way better to roast, grill, or fry than jackfruit. In 40 minutes, you can have this BBQ pulled mushroom burger with a vegan coleslaw.
Recipe: vegan pulled pork burger
Chipotle Black Bean Burger
This chipotle black bean burger recipe is a delicious and flavorful alternative to traditional burgers. Made with black beans, adobo sauce, and spices such as cumin and smoked paprika, these patties are perfect for grilling or frying and are sure to be a hit with vegans and meat-lovers alike!
Recipe: chipotle black bean burger
Portobello Mushroom Burger
This vegan portobello mushroom burger is piquant and scrumptious at the same time. Grilled portobello mushroom caps are seasoned with a fajita spice mix, then layered among guacamole, salsa, vegan nacho cheese sauce, and spicy fajita veggies.
Recipe: vegan portobello mushroom burger
Lentil Burger with Coleslaw
Indulge in a satisfying plant-based meal with our Lentil Burger accompanied by a refreshing coleslaw. The hearty lentil patty, seasoned to perfection, is complemented by the crisp and tangy coleslaw, creating a harmonious blend of flavors and textures that will leave you fully satisfied and craving another bite.
Recipe: lentil burger
Vegan Beet Burger
With just 7 simple and easy-to-find ingredients, this vegan beet burger recipe is perfect for those who want to experience the juicy, flavorful, and downright irresistible taste of this crowd-pleaser. Get your hands on some beets, cannellini beans, and oats, and trust us, this vegan burger will leave you feeling happy, satisfied, and wanting more!
Recipe: vegan beet burger
Black bean quinoa burgers made with southwest spices are loaded with plant-protein and veggies. In this step by step tutorial I’ll show you how to make black bean burgers that are moist, delicious, and satisfying.
Recipe: quinoa burger
Vegan Sloppy Joes
These Vegan Sloppy Joes are made with lentils, onions, red peppers, and a perfect balance of seasonings. Using pantry ingredients and taking less than 30 minutes to prepare, they’re flavorful, easy, and perfect for a weeknight meal!
Recipe: vegan sloppy joes
These chickpea burgers are the best meat-free burger you’ll have on your barbecue all summer! For those of you who are plant-based or even just looking to reduce your overall meat consumption, these chickpea burgers are a fabulous replacement for a traditional meat-based burger.
Recipe: chickpea burger
Halloumi Burger with Portobello
These Halloumi Burgers are certainly extra everything – topped with mashed avocado, a whole portobello mushroom, crumbled chèvre cheese, peppery arugula and sweet caramelized onions.
Recipe: halloumi burger
Juicy Black Bean Burger
This easy and delicious black bean burger is healthy and bursting with flavor. And the best part is, it takes just 30 minutes to make it from start to finish! This vegan burger recipe is so good that you will never miss the meat.
Recipe: black bean burger
Tahini Lentil Veggie Burger
Vegan Tahini Lentil Burgers! These vegan burgers are super meaty! Perfect for summer cookouts.
Recipe: tahini lentil burger
Vegetarian Walnut Burgers
Walnut Burgers! You’ve gotta try these delicious, omega-3 packed vegetarian walnut burgers. A must-make this summer.
Recipe: walnut burgers
Hawaiian Veggie Burger
The BEST Hawaiian Veggie Burgers! Tropical Black Bean Patty with Grilled Pineapple and Swiss! You have to taste it to believe it.
Recipe: hawaiian veggie burger
Sprouted Lentil Burgers
These sprouted lentil burgers are slightly crispy on the outside and moist on the inside with a slightly smokey and earthy flavor. If you have lentil sprouts on hand, they are quick and easy to make.
Recipe: lentil burger
Air Fryer Frozen Veggie Burgers
With minimal prep & 10-12 minutes of cooking you can make the best Air Fryer Frozen Veggie Burgers. No need to thaw your burgers, just pop them in the air fryer and let it do all the work!
Recipe: frozen veggie burgers