These patties are packed with premium protein, essential fatty acids, iron, calcium, fiber, and trace minerals, and won’t contribute one bit to heart disease or diabetes, like animal-derived burgers do. Perfectly aligned spices celebrate three plant-based protein sources: black beans, hemp seeds, and quinoa. Recipe and photo contributed by Julie Morris. Reprinted with permission from Superfood Kitchen: Cooking with Nature’s Most Amazing Foods. © 2012 by Julie Morris, Sterling Epicure, an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Everyone will love these Sloppy Janes, even if you’re not gluten-free. They pack a punch that will have everyone wanting a second! Recipe from The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Gluten-Free Vegan Cooking by Julieanna Hever, M.S., R.D., CPT, and Beverly Lynn Bennett (Alpha Books, 2011).Print This Post
Here’s a vegan burger-type entree made even simpler by the fact that you need not even make, fry, and flip patties. Pinto beans and quinoa team up to make a great, high-protein sloppy joe filling. Serve with any of VegKitchen’s potato salads or any of the tasty slaws in A Slew of Slaws. Finish with a dessert of fresh fruit. This menu is likely to become a fixture in your repertoire if you have a penchant for simple, hearty meals, and it’s a great choice for hungry teens. Read More→Print This Post
The easiest route to a grilled vegan burger is to simply lavish portabella mushroom caps in a good marinade and plunk them on the barbecue. To vary this, simply choose different marinades and accompaniments. This is good with or without buns, and works well on an indoor electric grill as well. Delicious with grilled corn (see the corn entry inA Brief Guide to Grilling Vegetables) and a big salad! Read More→Print This Post
A number of nourishing ingredients mingle in this baked vegan burger. Though it’s tasty enough to be eaten plain as a side dish, it’s makes a great sandwich as well. Either way, try it with Quick Tartar Sauce, whose recipe follows. Adapted fromThe Vegetarian Family Cookbook. Photo by Veggie Lady 4 Life, who alas, no longer publishes. Read More→Print This Post
A mild yet flavorful vegan burger, this is equally good in pita sandwiches, on English muffins or rolls, or served without any bread at all. Youngsters who are open to spinach might enjoy eating these out of hand. Leftovers are delicious made into sandwiches for brown bag lunches. Read More→Print This Post
These mildly spiced vegan tofu burgers can be served on burger rolls with all of your favorite condiments. Or, serve them on their own as a side dish for grain, potato, or pasta dishes. Young children may enjoy eating these out of hand at room temperature. Read More→Print This Post