Yes, You Can Eat Delicious Burgers Without The Meat!
Who says vegetarians can't enjoy a burger?
You may have noticed but there are more and more people are becoming vegetarians. More people have just become more conscious of how much meat they are eating or have decided to just eat less meat and have more vegetables. In response, restaurants and other eating establishments have responded by offering alternative meatless offerings and dishes that use meat substitutes.
Not all of these meatless options, however, taste great and can leave you craving for the real thing. You don't need to struggle through meatless options that don't taste good.
One of the meatiest dishes on restaurant menus is burgers, and there are some fantastic burger places that have great burgers. If you're struggling to stay on your diet but crave burgers, here are some meatless burger options that you can try:
1 Beet, Mushroom, and Red Rice Burger Recipe
When it comes to burgers, the most often used meat substitute is the mushroom. However, mushrooms can be expensive. Enter the beets and the red rice. These two reddish ingredients will boost the nutrition level of your burger, too.
2 Falafel Burger Recipe
This burger may surprise you but one bite will prove that it's hefty, tasty, and juicy, just like a regular meaty burger would be. Plus, this falafel-inspired burger is bursting with Mediterranean flavors since it's topped with herbed yogurt and salsa instead of ketchup and mayo.
3 Sweet Potato Burger Recipe
If you want a little sweetness in your burger, why not try it with some sweet potatoes or kamote added into the burger patty? This also has some miso paste added in for extra umami! You not only create a burger that's super tasty, but you also make one that's hefty enough to satisfy those with big appetites, too.
4 Lentil Burger Recipe
Take this vegetarian burger recipe that's loaded with aromatic ingredients and create a burger that's super tasty! This lentil burger can be the meatless option you can have when you're tired of the usual mushroom burgers.
5 Shiitake Mushroom Burger
Mushroom burgers are super delicious! That's why it's a great idea to swap out the kinds of mushrooms you use in your burger so you, too, can experience a bite that's different but still meaty and delicious.
6 Bean Burger Recipe
Beans are plentiful in the market but few do more than make the usual recipes with them. This burger recipe takes three different kinds of beans and uses that to make this chunky burger patty that's treated just like you would a burger made of meat.
7 Tofu Burger Recipe
Tofu is another usual ingredient that many turns towards when omitting meat from their diets. That's why this tofu burger is a genius recipe! This burger is loaded with spices and flavors that you won't think you were eating a burger but instead, a really tasty and delicious sandwich that just happens to be in a burger bun.
Who says you can't enjoy a burger that's meatless? We say try one (or three!) of these recipes and see if you still miss the meat.