International Burger Day: 8 Terrific Vegan Burger Recipes To Celebrate

Recipes that will leave you wanting more.

It’s International Burger Day, and we can’t calm! But with supermarkets overflowing with meatless patties, nothing beats making your own. So welcome to the world of veggie and vegan burgers that will have you running straight to the kitchen! We tried and tested (tasted) most of these hamburger recipes and relished every bite. So this May, get ready to bid goodbye to guilt with the best meat alternative burger recipe!

1. BBQ Pulled Mushroom Burger

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Want the look, feel, and taste of a loaded pulled pork burger but without the cruelty? This meat alternative burger recipe will have you wanting to get into the kitchen right away and make do with mushrooms. As one of the key ingredients in this burger recipe, mushrooms make for incredible meat substitute recipes that are beyond ideal for those wanting a meaty burger with a vegan twist. To get a meaty texture, just shred and pull mushrooms. Then, let your taste buds savor this BBQ pulled mushroom burger recipe with a delicious smoke flavor.

2. Thai Sweet Potato Veggie Burger With Spicy Peanut Sauce

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Whoever said vegan burgers couldn’t be tasty obviously hadn’t tried the vegan Thai-inspired veggie burger. A New York Times Bestselling cookbook author, Angela, created this burger recipe, so you know you’re in for a treat. This flavorful hamburger recipe includes patties made from shredded sweet potato and chickpeas. With a sprinkle of lime juice, this meat alternative recipe adds the perfect hint of sourness to this winner burger! These burgers are naturally gluten-free, and you can make them soy-free by replacing the tamari with coconut aminos.

3. Vegan Mexican Green Chili Veggie Burger

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Minimalist Baker

Try this mouth-watering and delectable burger recipe if you enjoy hot, spicy food. This vegan Mexican green chili veggie burger recipe takes no time to prepare, so diving into its goodness is faster than the other recipes. The flavorful meat alternative burger recipe beautifully integrates green chilies into this vegan burger. This Southwest-inspired, super hearty, quick, and incredibly satisfying meat alternative burger recipe needs only ten ingredients and is super versatile.

4. Vegan Chana Masala Veggie Burger With Mint Chutney Mayo

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Want a hint of Indian flavor to your hamburger this International Burger Day? This chana masala veggie burger with a dash of mint chutney mayo vegan burger recipe will do the trick. These patties are pretty filling, but you’ll just cherish every bite! The chana masala spices, combined with the chickpea texture, create an intriguing and delectable combination for a meat alternative burger recipe. So serve this super cool Indian-style vegan burger with greens, onions, and tomatoes on a whole wheat bun.

5. Brilliant Bhaji Burger Recipe

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Jamie Oliver

Believe us when we say this will be one of the best meat alternative burger recipes you’ve ever tried! This bhaji hamburger recipe is a crowd-pleaser that combines Indian cuisine with the classic American burger. With finely sliced crispy onions, garlic, chilies, and fresh coriander sandwiched in a fluffy bun; you won’t be able to get enough of this. From a date night to a Thanksgiving dinner, the bhaji burger recipe works great with onion rings or can be served on its own.

6. High-Protein Vegan Burger

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If you’re looking for a protein-packed meat alternative burger recipe, this one will do the trick. These high-protein vegan burgers are soft, meaty, juicy, delectable, and extremely easy to prepare. The ironic part is that once you taste it, you won’t believe it’s vegan as it has similar juiciness and flavor to the meat. The more exciting element of this vegan burger is it has maple syrup without making your burger sweet this International Burgers Day.

7. Cannellini Bean Burger

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Who’d have guessed that even beans could enhance the flavor of a burger? This quick and easy meat alternative burger recipe calls for pantry-friendly ingredients, making it quite doable and simpler to make. Even better, this vegan cannellini bean hamburger is eggless, gluten-free, and dairy-free! So, simply load your burger with your favorite bun, toppings, and sauces, and get ready to set the plate on fire.

8. Vegetarian Portobello Mushroom And Avocado Burger

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Unleash your inner herbivore with this portobello mushroom meat alternative burger recipe. Portobello mushrooms are a common ingredient when mentioning veggie burgers since they are patty-shaped and have a meat-like texture. So when avocado and yogurt sauce are added, this hamburger recipe will far outperform the meat-based formula. Replace the yogurt sauce with non-dairy soy or coconut milk for vegan burgers, and top with your favorite toppings like lettuce, sliced tomatoes, or spinach leaves.

Let us show meat who’s the boss with these luscious veggies and vegan burgers. Also, tell us which of these recipes you tried first and loved because we’re obsessed with them and think you will be, too.

If dips interest you, check these easy vegan party dip recipes!

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