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Low-Calorie Burgers

Veggie burgers are easy to make and oh-so-good!
Black Bean-Quinoa Burgers

Black Bean-Quinoa Burgers

Any steak seasoning (which is just a combination of herbs and spices) will work to give the patties a rich, hearty flavor. 

Lentil-Veggie Burgers with Creamy Almondaise

Lentil-Veggie Burgers with Creamy Almondaise

These tasty burgers start with cooked lentils and brown rice, so plan ahead. Don't worry if the mixture seems delicate when you're shaping the burgersthey'll firm up during chilling and shouldn't fall apart when cooking.

Black Bean Burgers with Tempeh Crisps

Black Bean Burgers with Tempeh Crisps

These all-vegan burgers offer complete protein, and the unusual tempeh crisps provide an additional protein-filled treat. As an alternate garnish, use thinly sliced onions for a jolt of color.

Mushroom ?Burgers?

Mushroom Burgers

These hearty, healthy “burgers” get an unexpected crunchiness from the addition of oat bran. The burgers call for such accompaniments as a tossed spinach salad garnished with crumbled cheese or garlicky croutons and a simple custard or pudding for dessert. Instead of wine, you might pair these with a flavorful stout ale.

Barley-Mushroom "Burgers"

Barley-Mushroom 'Burgers'

The batter for these “burgers” is soft, so turn the patties carefully. As the cheese cools, the patties firm up. Treat these “burgers” to all the trimmings: coleslaw, pickles, sliced tomatoes and onions, and relish and ketchup.

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Portobello Cheeseburgers

These thick, juicy burgers will be a hit at any cookout. Serve with buns and your favorite burger fixings.