The Ultimate Collection of Whole Food Plant-Based Burger Recipes

The Ultimate Collection of Whole Food Plant-Based Burger Recipes

People entering the whole food plant-based journey have a lot of things on their minds, maybe chief among them is “What about burgers? Pizza? What about my comfort foods!?” It feels like some of the things you love will be left behind.

But all of us further down the whole food plant-based road have discovered something important, that it’s much more about what you gain than what you give up. There is so much to discover and explore, and those comfort foods are NOT lost along the way.

Veggie Burgers

With that in mind, we’re about to embark on an extraordinary culinary voyage today, in the spirit of our shared love for all things plant-based.

Here’s your mission if you choose to accept it. (Choose! This stuff is delicious.) You’re about to delve into the incredibly flavorful world of Whole Food Plant-Based Burger Recipes.

Picture this - sumptuous, robust patties, each lovingly crafted from nature's finest bounty, sizzling away on the grill. The scents alone are enough to set your taste buds aflutter. But we're not just playing around with an imaginative blend of beans, grains, veggies, and spices. This is a joyful celebration of the marvelous alchemy that happens when wholesome, simple ingredients come together in the perfect harmony.

So, get your apron on and ignite that grill! It's time to discover some of the most mouth-watering, irresistible, and hands-down delicious whole food plant-based burgers ever devised!

1. Wholesome Vegan Black Bean Burger

Wholesome Vegan Black Bean Burger

At EatPlant-Based, they've shared a hearty, oil-free Black Bean Burger recipe that encapsulates the essence of a plant-based lifestyle.

These burgers, made from a wholesome mix of black beans and brown rice, are seasoned with a flavorful blend of spices for a fulfilling taste and texture experience.

Better yet, the recipe is user-friendly, featuring an easy-to-follow ingredient list, step-by-step instructions, and even a video tutorial for visual learners. The post also includes nutritional information and practical tips for storing and reheating these homemade veggie burgers.

This resource is perfect for anyone, from seasoned vegans to plant-curious beginners, who are seeking a nutritious, tasty, and straightforward alternative to traditional burgers.

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2. Delicious Shiitake and Portobello Mushroom Plant-Based Burger

Veggie Burger

Love and Lemons brings you an enticing Veggie Burger recipe that promises an excellent balance of flavor and texture. The key ingredients include mushrooms, farro, pecans, and panko breadcrumbs, combined to deliver a meaty, satisfying patty.

The unique method of preparing the ingredients, such as roasting the mushrooms and combining everything into a cohesive mix using a food processor, makes this recipe stand out. With vivid pictures and step-by-step instructions, along with handy tips for variations and accompaniments, this recipe is perfect for everyone, from seasoned vegans to those just dipping their toes into the plant-based world.

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Introducing Whole Harvest’s All-American Burger

Whole Harvest's All American Burger with Potato Salad embodies the joy and convenience of a plant-based diet. This juicy, flavorful, healthier alternative to the classic burger is here to transform your mealtimes.

Crafted entirely from whole food plant-based ingredients, it captures all the savory satisfaction you crave, without any of the processed elements often found in other plant-based burgers.

Whole Harvest stays committed to a healthier lifestyle, keeping this All-American Burger 100% oil-free, low in sodium, and focusing on the natural flavors of the ingredients. For our gluten-free friends, you can still indulge in this mouthwatering delight by opting out of the bun.

Accompanied by a delightful sweet potato salad, this nutrient-rich feast leaves you satiated and happy. With Whole Harvest's All American Burger, every delicious bite brings you closer to the realization that adopting a plant-based diet isn't just about eating healthier, it's about reveling in every moment of your food journey.

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3. Simplified Five-Ingredient Veggie Burger – Courtesy of Forks Over Knives

5 ingredient plant based burger recipe

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From the respected kitchen of Forks Over Knives, comes a minimalist Five-Ingredient Veggie Burger recipe that's vegan-friendly and utterly effortless to prepare.

Comprising wholesome ingredients, such as sweet potatoes, brown rice, kidney beans, oats, and a barbecue spice blend, this recipe promises an uncomplicated and rewarding culinary journey. Its dedication to omitting processed foods and oils makes it an excellent choice for those seeking a clean, plant-based diet.

The post even offers nutritional information, serving tips, and customization options for a personal touch. For those seeking a quick, nutritious, and flavorsome plant-based burger, this is a game-changer.

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4. Nutritious Veggie Burger Recipe – Presented by Inspired Taste

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Inspired Taste delivers a Veggie Burger recipe packed with essential nutrients and bursting with flavors. With a delightful medley of veggies, toasted pecans, and brown rice, these burgers offer a unique texture and an appetizing flavor profile.

Hommade plant based veggie burger

This recipe guides you through a simple culinary journey, incorporating chopping, sautéing, blending, and grilling techniques. Interestingly, it recommends using a food processor to ensure your burger holds its shape throughout the cooking process.

With its flexible substitutions and comprehensive cooking instructions, this recipe is your ticket to homemade veggie burgers that remain true to their form and taste heavenly.

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5. Minimalist Baker's Easy Grillable Veggie Burgers

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Easy Grillable Veggie Burgers

Minimalist Baker offers an easy-to-grill Veggie Burger recipe that's not just delectable, but grill-ready and robust. The key ingredients - black beans, brown rice, walnuts, and an array of savory spices - combine to create a texture-rich burger that's loaded with flavors.

True to the Minimalist Baker's ethos, this recipe only demands 10 ingredients and can be whipped up in 30 minutes, making it perfect for those short on time.

There is a small amount of avocado oil in this one, so if you’re looking to stay oil-free, you’ll want to move on down the list.

With clear instructions, enticing images, and nutritional insights, this is a standout guide for crafting veggie burgers that are both nutritious and satisfying.

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6. Lettuce Veg Out's Stellar Whole Food Plant-Based Burger Recipe

Whole Food Plant-based Burger Recipe (Vegan)

Lettuce Veg Out presents a plant-based burger recipe that’s both rich in flavor and caters perfectly to a whole food plant-based lifestyle. The recipe employs an interesting mix of vital wheat gluten and textured vegetable protein, promising a substantial texture reminiscent of meat.

Through detailed instructions on ingredient blending, patty shaping, and cooking methods, the recipe ensures an enjoyable and successful cooking experience. The post also includes helpful notes on ingredient substitutions and suggestions for burger toppings.

Despite requiring a bit of time and patience, the result is worth the effort - a vegan burger that replicates the sought-after meaty mouthfeel without compromising on taste or nutrition.

Well, what are you waiting for? Fire up the grill!

As we conclude our exploration of the finest whole food plant-based burger recipes, let's appreciate not only the delightful flavors these burgers bring to our palate, but also the profound impact they have on our health.

Whole food, plant-based diets (WFPB) are rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and more, all of which are essential for maintaining a healthy body. Burgers made from whole foods and plants are a treasure trove of these nutrients, packing in heart-healthy fiber, diverse protein sources, and a rainbow of phytochemicals and antioxidants.

While Beyond Meat and Impossible Burger have done a commendable job at replicating the taste and texture of meat, their reliance on processed ingredients, oils, and additives brings along high saturated fat content, similar to their meat-based counterparts. While they could be a stepping stone in transitioning to a plant-based diet, they cannot replace the nutritional spectrum provided by whole foods.

But let's not forget - the true joy of these plant-based burgers lies not just in their health benefits, but in their vibrant flavors, their creative concoctions, and the sheer joy they bring to our taste buds. So, the next time you fire up your grill, remember - a world of mouth-watering, plant-based possibilities awaits you!

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