Eight Great Homemade Veggie Burgers

Everyone should have a great veggie burger recipe in their repertoire, and the good news is there are infinite ways to go about it. A base of chickpeas, or rice, or tofu, or grains is typically where you start. And you can accent them with chiles, spice blends, or curry pastes. Signs of a good veggie burger beyond flavor? You want them to hold together in the pan (or, even better, the grill). And if you’re cooking for a crowd, you want to be able to make and shape the patties ahead of time. It’s also nice to have a vegan option on hand. Here are some of the best homemade veggie burgers out there, I’m sure I’ve missed some, but these are a great place to start. -h

1. Ultimate Veggie Burger (101 Cookbooks)
These have been a real favorite for over a decade. They were the first veggie burger I made (chickpea base) where I used the patty as the bun, stuffing that with all sorts of good stuff. You can also make this with black beans, black lentils, white beans, or mung beans in place of the chickpeas. Get the recipe here.

VEGGIE BURGER

2. Sweet Potato Burger (Hello Glow)
I love this offbeat sweet potato plus millet combination. Spice boosted and served in a sprouted bun, this is some veg burger aspiration. Get the recipe here.

VEGGIE BURGER

3. Grillable Veggie Burgers (Minimalist Baker)
Longtime veggie burger makers know the keyword here is GRILLABLE. This is a smart rice-based patty boosted with walnuts, and generously spiced. A great jumping off point for infinite riffs. Get the recipe here.

VEGGIE BURGER

4. Vegan Wild Rice Burgers With Grilled Avocados and Heirloom Tomato Salsa (Gratitude and Greens)
Every time I encounter wild rice I wonder why I don’t cook with it more often. These wild rice burgers are the perfect example. Side note: wild rice freezes quite well, so make extra, and you can pull these together in a weeknight flash. Get the recipe here.

VEGGIE BURGER

7. Carrot & Halloumi Burgers (Dagmar’s Kitchen)
You can also make these with shredded beets, winter squash, or sweet potato in place of the carrots! Get the recipe here.

VEGGIE BURGER

8. Vegan Sweet Potato Sliders (Love & Lemons)
Sweet little sweet potato sliders. Clever use of tofu and tahini accented with fragrant rosemary and paprika. Get the recipe here.

VEGGIE BURGER

5. Zucchini Quinoa Burgers (Food 52)
If you have cooked chickpeas and quinoa on hand, you’re already halfway there. Love the dilly mustard thing going on here as well :)… Get the recipe here.

VEGGIE BURGER

6. Vegan Cajun Chickpea Burgers (The Almond Eater)
Another great example of how you can play around with a range of spices and flavors. Cajun spices with onion, and green pepper (I like serrano) come together nicely here. Get the recipe here.

VEGGIE BURGER

Continue reading Eight Great Homemade Veggie Burgers…

http://ift.tt/2yb7tEL

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s