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Summer is around the corner (hello, Memorial Day Weekend, how did you get here so fast?) and that means burger season is here. No classic cookout is complete without a perfect veggie burger, so we’re pulling out some great burger recipes from the Vegetarian Times archives and around the web to get you started. Whether you prefer store-bought or DIY patties, there’s a perfect veggie burger waiting for you.
Chicago Diner Burgers – Vegetarian Times These burgers take inspiration from retro diner county favorites in the Windy City.
Tempeh-Mushroom Burgers – Vegetarian Times The secret ingredient in this burger is grated beet, which adds juiciness.
Vegan “Big Mac” – Food Flaneur Dietitian and food writer Reena of Food Flaneur believes “junk food does not have to be unhealthy.” She demonstrates that here with a tempeh take on the Big Mac.
Gluten-Free Veggie Burgers – Vegetarian Times We use Textured Vegetable Protein to make this GF burg; dried seaweed brings depth of flavor – and extra iron – to the party.
Homemade Grilled Veggie Burgers – Vegetarian Times This recipe from Chef Tony Matassa is a rich, satisfying classic sure to please a crowd. (Note: Contains cheese.)
Grilled Portobello Mushroom Burgers – Vegetarian Times The “secret sauce” to these meaty, backyard cookout all-stars? A marinade of Syrah wine.