10 Meatless Burger Recipes

Not even meat-lovers will be able to resist!

Burgers are an American classic. Whether grilled at an outdoor summer barbecue or ordered at an old-style dinner, burgers are associated with fun family times. But the best burgers are always homemade. Homemade burgers are juicy, made with high-quality ingredients, and customized to everyone’s liking.

Still, traditional burgers don’t fit every diet. And while delicious, they’re not exactly known for their health benefits. But it doesn’t have to be that way! We’ve put together a list of 10 Meatless Burger Recipes. These vegetarian burgers are so good, even meat-lovers will gobble them up!

1. Quinoa Lentil Burgers

Quinoa Lentil Burger
Quinoa and lentils are two of our favorite superfoods. Reap the health benefits while enjoying the satisfying taste of a good homemade burger.

2. Spicy Southwestern Vegetarian Burger

Enjoy the southwestern seasoning in this patty and know that the combination of onion, kidney beans, chili peppers, and corn is delivering a plethora of essential vitamins and minerals.

3. Quinoa Mushroom Burger

Quinoa-BurgerForget fatty ground meat that slacks in the nutritional department! Superfoods quinoa and mushroom team up in this recipe to give these veggie burgers a nutty, meaty texture while carrying a boatload of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. One bite of this hearty burger will make you think you’re indulging, but we promise your waistline will thank you!

4. Black Bean Mushroom Burger

Black Bean Mushroom Burgers
These black bean and mushroom burgers are another skinny option. They have 280 calories per patty, 10 grams of fiber, and 12 grams of protein to keep you full for hours.

5. Garbanzo Curry Burger

Garbanzo Curry Burgers
Curry is one of the tastiest, healthiest spice mixes available. It’s made with turmeric, a spice with amazing health benefits – including anti-inflammatory properties. Coupled with the fiber and protein in garbanzo beans, this curry burger is a nutritional powerhouse!

6. Portobello Burger with Savory Balsamic Marinade

Portobello Burger with Savory Balsamic Marinade
We love portobello mushrooms for their meaty texture and juicy finish. They sub in beautifully for conventional burgers, and taste downright delicious when dressed up with spices, some veggies, and a mouthwatering marinade. Your taste buds will go wild over this bomb-tasting burger!

7. Quinoa Veggie Cakes

Quinoa Veggie Cakes
Crisp, flavorful cakes make the perfect burger sub-in if you’re craving something a little lighter. These delectable delights pack a healthy dose of protein and vitamins, while calling for a spectrum of colorful veggies your body will thank you for. 

8. Baked Kale and Quinoa Patties

Baked Kale and Quinoa Patties
A little lighter than your ordinary burger, these patties are packed with fresh herbs, feta cheese, and nutty quinoa. Featuring delicious kale and quinoa, these protein-packed mini meals taste great by themselves or tucked in a bun!

9. Skinny Kale Burgers
Skinny Kale Burgers

These delicious and healthy burgers can also be made into meatballs and frozen for later. With zero saturated fat and 11 grams of lean protein, go ahead and indulge!

10. Quinoa Veggie SlidersQuinoa and Veggie Sliders Recipe

For a lighter option, try these smaller veggie burgers. Each patty contains an impressive 15 grams of protein.

If you’re looking for more vegetarian recipes, check out this flatbread pizza or this zucchini lasagna. You can also browse through all of our veggie recipes.

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Sofia Lopez

Sofia received her BA from Cornell University and her MFA from San Francisco State University. She creates workouts and fitness challenges. Her hobbies include running, hiking, and listening to audiobooks from the exercise bike.

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