Are you a vegetarian?

Do you think that the backyard barbecue party isn’t for you?

There’s a misconception that’s prevalent everywhere is that the backyard barbecue doesn’t have much to offer to a vegetarian. Well, if you are also one of them who believe in such myth, then this article is written to dispel such misconception.

Veggie burgers are such favorite dishes to try at home. I prepare them at home whenever we want to have street food like burgers or French fries. Since I’m on a journey to becoming a vegetarian, I’m following a diet that contains less meat. I have extra affinity for burgers.

So, I started packing those tacky veggie burgers found in the frozen food aisle. But, someone who is addicted to burgers, how could such tasteless hockey pucks satiate my cravings? That’s why I started learning about veggie cutlet recipes for the veggie patties.

Now I’m able to prepare insanely delicious veggie burger recipes that not only satiated my cravings, but also wowed my family members, guests and neighbors. I decided to share the recipes via this article.

Why prepare veggie burgers?

• Nutritional Boost: veggie burgers are often prepared with chickpeas or black peas. They are plant-based protein that will supplement your protein needs even if you are a vegetarian. They could also give you a proper macro nutrient boost. So, as you can see veggie burgers are nutritional enough.

So, what veggie burger recipes you should prepare. Below is a list of 5 veggie burger recipes you must try:

1. Caramelized Onion and Chickpea Burger

This is a delicious veggie burger to prepare. It’s a healthy and mouth-watering choice for a summertime entree. This veggie burger can be served a little smaller than most other burgers. Since they packed rich and filing savor in one small package. I usually decorate the burgers on a bed of green stuffs. Lemon wedges and thick yogurt also make the serving further appealing.

Ingredients of the recipe include:

For the Caramelized Onions

• Olive oil (2 tablespoons)

• Thinly cut Spanish or sweet onions (2)

• Sliced garlic cloves

• Fresh Rosemary leaves (1 tablespoon)

• Kosher salt

For the Burgers

• Canned chickpeas (2 cups), mashed by hand

• Panko breadcrumbs (1/2 cup)

• Minced garlic cloves

• Fresh lemon juice (2 tablespoons)

• Kosher salt (1 teaspoon)

• Ground black pepper

2. Basic Kale Burger

This burger is an excellent choice for someone who needs size able amounts of vitamin A & C, fiber and iron. It’s one of the most popular menu options for many restaurants. So, why not try this at home?

Ingredients for the Recipe Include:

• Olive oil (1 tablespoon)

• Minced garlic (1 tsp)

• Sea salt (1/4 tsp)

• Red pepper flakes (1/4 tsp)

• Chopped Kale (1 bunch)

• Rolled oats (1/4 cup)

• Cooking spray

3. Yam Burger 

You may be wondering what kind of a name that is for a burger recipe. May be it’s meant to say “yummy”. Anyways, the recipe is also known as the sweet potato burger recipe. You may serve it with tomato, lettuce, cheese or avocado.

Ingredients for the Recipe Include:

• Sweet potatoes or yam, peeled and shredded (2-3 medium sized)

• Yellow onion, chopped (1 medium size)

• Margarine or butter (1/4 cup)

• Bouillon cubes (2)

• Minced garlic cloves (3)

• White beans, drained (1 can)

• Whole wheat flour (1/2-1 cup)

4. Lentil Burgers

This is one of those recipes you can whip up at home, yet enjoy premium-quality burgers. The recipe contains a protein source that is rich in iron. Also, you will have a rich supply of fiber (among other vitamins). Just boil lentils in the water with salt for at least 30 minutes. Then, mix the cooked ingredients with pepper, oats, soy sauce and bread crumbs.

Ingredients for the Recipe Include:

• Burgers (8-10)

• Dry lentils (1 cup)

• Salt (1/2 teaspoon)

• Olive oil (1 tablespoon)

• Diced onion (1/2 medium)

• Diced carrot (1)

• Pepper (1 teaspoon)

• Soy sauce (1 tablespoon)

• Rolled oats (3/4 cup)

• Breadcrumbs (3/4 cup)

5. Quinoa Black Bean Burger

This is one of my go-to recipes for quick boost of protein and whole grains. This is the recipe that can really get your carnivorous friend addicted to meatless patties.

Ingredients for the Recipe Include:

• Black beans (15 ounce)

• Quinoa (1/4 cup)

• Water (1/2 cup)

• Breadcrumbs (1/2 cup)

• Minced pepper (1/4 cup)

• Minced onion (2 tablespoons)

• Minced garlic clove (1)

• Ground cumin (1/2 teaspoons)

• Salt (1/2 teaspoon)

• Olive oil (3 tablespoons)

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Bottom Line – if you’re looking for a few extremely delicious veggie burgers to whip up in one evening, then you should try all the 5 veggie burger recipes listed above. They are easy to prepare and do not require that many extravagant ingredients. And, they can fulfill your journey to eating healthy and meat-free.