Sometimes, there’s nothing better than sinking your teeth into a delicious burger.
These meat-less burgers are perfect for vegetarians and vegans, as well as people who just fancy a change from meat. They use pulses, vegetables, nuts and meat substitutes, to create some incredible, delicious, healthy burgers that are PACKED full of flavour.
Here, we have collected 43 meat-free burgers that you will love! Be sure to try your favourite tonight and save and share the recipes you would like to try on your social media! Enjoy!
43 Incredible Meatless Burgers That Are Perfect for Vegetarians And Vegans!
Easy Grillable Veggie Burgers
“Easy, grillable veggie burgers with just 10 ingredients (give or take a spice)! Flavorful, hearty and perfect for summertime grilling. Hearty enough to please meat-eaters and vegans alike!” Recipe: MinimalistBaker.
Sun Dried Tomato Chickpea Burgers
“Flavorful chickpea burgers infused with sun-dried tomatoes and fresh herbs. An easy, 10-ingredient plant-based entrée perfect on the stovetop or grill!” Recipe: MinimalistBaker.
Mexican Green Chili Veggie Burgers
“30-minute Southwest-inspired veggie burgers made with chickpeas, green chilies, and crushed tortilla chips! Tender, flavorful, quick, and so satisfying!” Recipe: MinimalistBaker.
Curried Sweet Potato Burger With Tomato Chutney And Cilantro Aioli
“So last week I started working on these Curried Sweet Potato Burgers. I needed to create something that was high in protein, filled with vegetables, and sweet enough that even Eden would love them (she’s been a picky eater recently).” Recipe: MyDarlingVegan.
Easy Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers! With Avocado
“These Sweet Potato Tahini Bean Burgers are super easy to make. Satisfy your burger craving in a flash. And while you are stacking toppings, humming happy burger-eating music, sipping lemonade, ginger ale or iced tea, crunching baked french fries, tater tots or chips – basically feasting however you like – you can laugh at anyone who thinks a “real” burger can’t be vegan.” Recipe: LunchBoxBrunch.
Vegan BBQ Tofu Burger
“Ever had a vegan BBQ tofu burger with some Asian flavors? I like having pickled cucumbers in a typical vegan Asian burger. My favorite filling consists of pickled cucumber slaw, toasted sesame oil, good vegan hamburger buns, greens, BBQ tofu and Sriracha sauce.” Recipe: VeganMiam.
Smoky Quinoa, Black Bean And Beet Burgers
“10-ingredient, smoky black bean beet burgers with walnuts, quinoa, and a blend of spices. Hearty, nutritionally dense, and simple to prepare.” Recipe: MinimalistBakers.
Vegan Provencal Burger
“So for this post, I’m sharing one of our meals in Valencia, Spain: the Vegan Provençal Cheeseburger with Violife Tomato & Basil Cheese slices, Provençal hamburger patty by a Spanish brand Natursoy, arugula, whole grain mustard, hummus, sautéed green bell peppers and onions, and of course, the salt & vinegar chips from the supermarket Carrefour in Spain.” Recipe: VeganMiam.
Oh Em Gee Veggie Burgers
“Hubba, hubba, now that’s what I call a veggie burger glam shot! Served with rippled sweet potato chips and a dill pickle, what else could you want in life?!’ Recipe: OhSheGlows.
Pineapple Teriyaki Portabello Burgers
“Today I am sharing my DOLE Pineapple Teriyaki Portobello Burgers, with avocado, made using homemade teriyaki sauce and freshly sliced, juicy-sweet pineapple rings. I slathered my portobello mushroom caps in teriyaki sauce and roasted them in the oven to perfection. So much juicy flavor in each bite of this monster veggie burger!” Recipe: LunchBoxBrunch.
Thai Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers With Spicy Peanut Sauce
“These Thai-inspired veggie burgers are made with a base of shredded sweet potato and chickpeas and are flavoured with fresh ginger, garlic, cilantro, basil, and a sprinkle of lime juice and toasted sesame oil. Oh my lanta! If that weren’t enough, salted, roasted chopped peanuts are stirred into the mix to give these burgers a wicked nutty crunch that’s just downright hard to resist.” Recipe: OhSheGlows.
Spicy BBQ Chickpea Burgers
“These burgers pack in 6 colourful vegetables, whole grain brown rice, protein-filled chickpeas, ground flax, seeds, and some spices to round it all out. The ingredient list is impressive and the taste is even better.” Recipe: OhSheGlows.
Our Perfect Veggie Burger
“Crunchy, chewy, with a crispy outer shell, these delicious veggie burgers have all the right elements we love in a veggie burger. Light on the beans, these burgers aren’t mushy in the middle, but have a nice mixture of veggies, bread crumbs, chopped oats, sunflower seeds, and spices to round them out.” Recipe: OhSheGlows.
7 Ingredient Veggie Sliders
“7-ingredient smoky veggie sliders that are gluten-free, vegan, and perfectly tender and crumbly. Make the whole batch for a crowd, or par-bake half, freeze, and save them for later.” Recipe: MinimalistBaker.
Smoky Amaranth Black Bean Burgers With Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
“May I suggest these burgers for the big day. Black beans and amaranth with smoky spices and red bell pepper. Patted up into fat patties and baked. Served on home made multigrain burger buns, with slices of juicy tomato and red onions and topped with Roasted red bell pepper sauce.” Recipe: VeganRicha.
Spicy Green Lentil Burgers
“Spicy Green Lentil Burgers have lots of texture, wonderful flavor enhanced with the spices and one of the best veggie combinations you could ask for.” Recipe: VeganInTheFreezer.
Black & Beet Mushroom, Walnut Veggie Burgers
“These burgers contain a few black ingredients to give the burger appearance some depth. Black rice and black beans. I find that pink beet burgers do not usually have the tone and color contrast to look like a classic non-vegan burger, so the black helps there.” Recipe: LunchBoxBrunch.
Spicy Chipotle Neat Burger
“Neat is a healthy replacement for meat the comes in three different flavored mixes: Original, Mexican, and Italian. Before sampling the product, I took a look at the list of ingredients and was pleased to find Neat contains only nuts, chickpeas, oats, cornmeal, and spices. Meaning these meat-substitutes contain no dairy, no gluten, no soy, and no processed or impossible-to-pronounce ingredients.” Recipe: MyDarlingVegan.
Lential Walnut Burgers
“Spiced Lentil Walnut Burgers. Easy Flavorful Burger patties with avocado ranch. Vegan Burger Recipe. Soyfree Easily gluten-free. Serve as burgers or over salad.” Recipe: VeganRicha.
BBQ Kidney Bean Kale Burger
“BBQ Kidney Bean Kale Burger – Easy vegan burgers loaded with veggies and lots of flavor. These burgers hold up really well! They stay crispy on the outside and moist and flavorful on the inside. They are baked, not fried, and need NO oil! Make a double batch and freeze leftovers for another night!” Recipe: VeggieInspired.
Barbecue Black-Eyed Pea Burgers
“Delicious and meaty, these vegan black-eyed pea burgers are seasoned with just a touch of barbecue sauce for a spicy, smoky flavor.’ Recipe: FatFreeVegan
Za’atar Chickpea Burgers With Heirloom Tomato & Apricot Chutney
“Fueled by Za’atar fever, I decided to make Za’atar chickpea burgers, using the recipe for the filets as the foundation. These burgers have a beautiful, layered middle-eastern flavor (think: sophisticated falafel) and were also a huge hit over here.” Recipe: KeepinItKind.
Buffalo Chickpea Burgers
“The ultimate indulging plant based burger. Buffalo sauce flavored, filled with veggies, and paired with amazing toppings, this burger will erase all others from memory. Meat who?” Recipe: VeggiesDontBite.
BBQ Lentil Veggie Burger With Mango Carrot Slaw
“BBQ Lentil Veggie Burger with Mango Carrot Slaw and barbecue sauce. Serve as burgers or over a crisp salad. Easy lentil veggie burger. Vegan Recipe. Can be gluten-free, soy-free” Recipe: VeganRicha.
Spicy Mung Bean Burger
“This patty has mung dal (petite yellow lentils) which is split and dehusked green mung bean, and chickpeas with roasted red pepper and a taco spice blend. Add greens, vegan ranch, chipotle aioli or parsley chimichurri or other toppings of choice. You can use Red lentils or whole Mung beans that are cooked al dente instead of mung Dal.” Recipe: VeganRicha.
Moroccan Yam Veggie Burgers With Cilantro Lime Tahini Sauce
“A flavourful Moroccan-style veggie burger served with a tangy and fresh cilantro-lime tahini sauce. You can make these burgers soy-free by using coconut aminos and they are naturally gluten-free when using certified gluten-free rolled oats/oat flour.” Recipe: OhSheGlows.
Vegan Black Pepper Burgers
“One great thing about this burger is that it is very healthy and has the potential to be practically fat-free. There is no fat added to the patties, they’re baked, and when you fry them to create that delicious, crispy crust before serving, you can always use zero calorie cooking spray. We use FAT FREE vegan mayonnaise for the Dijon Mayo.” Recipe: CrazyVeganKitchen.
Mediterranean Chickpea and Tabouli Sliders
“Day 3 of our Burger Extravaganza is brought to you by these lovely Mediterranean Chickpea and Tabouli Sliders. These sliders are perfect when you are craving good old’ fashioned hummus and tabouli, but prefer to have them in every single bite.” Recipe: ZsusVeganPantry.
Red Lentil Cauliflower Burger With Chipotle Habanero Mayo, Onion Rings, Roasted Peppers
“The burger patties are baked and gluten-free, nut-free and grain-free. Serve these with a side salad and a dipping sauce and you have one delicious wholesome meal. If you like red lentils and cauliflower, this is it!” Recipe: VeganRicha.
Lentil Tamarind Barbecue Burgers
“But of course, I also wanted to add a nontraditional twist. This lentil burger is packed with umami and texture. You’ll taste delicious shiitake mushrooms, sundried tomatoes, smoked paprika, chili, and walnuts in addition to the hearty lentils. And for extra flavor, you’ll taste a tart, sweet, sticky tamarind barbecue sauce (which I now want to put on anything and everything).” Recipe: TheFullHelping.
Quinoa And White Bean Veggie Burger
“These patties are loaded with protein and fiber as well as other beneficial nutrients, and they are very filling. As far as veggie burgers go this is fairly easy. I have to admit that I’m a pretty lazy cook and don’t like a lot of steps. I prefer to spend as little time as possible preparing a meal as well as cleaning it up.” Recipe: Simple-Veganista.
Sweet Potato Peanut Burgers
“These Chickpea Sweet Potato Peanut Burgers have an asian twist to them. Served with Almond Sriracha Sauce (use Peanut butter or seed butter for variations) . Vegan Recipe Can be made soy-free, gluten-free. Makes 6 to 8 patties.” Recipe: VeganRicha.
Beet Burger Sliders With Lemon Garlic Aioli
“Vegan beet sliders with aioli infused with lemon and garlic. Perfect for any night of the week.” Recipe: MyDarlingVegan.
Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger
“Amazing sweet potato black bean burgers bulked up with brown rice and seasoned with smoky cumin and paprika. Sweet, tender, flavorful, so healthy, and delicious.” Recipe: MinimalistBaker.
Super Quick Vegan Black Bean Burgers
“They are hearty and textured, with a hint of sweetness from the red onion and the barbecue sauce. It’s the perfect balance of flavours for your perfect burger. Try it topped with your favourite salad toppings and extra barbecue sauce for good measure!” Recipe: LaurenCarisCooks.
The Best Vegan Burgers
“Packed with flavour, these vegan corn burgers are healthy and seriously satisfying.” Recipe: JamieOliver.
Broccoli Lentil Pinto Bean Burger
“Easy Pinto Bean Broccoli Lentil Burgers. Serve with Pico de gallo, hot sauce, guacamole/avocado and hot sauce!” Recipe: VeganRicha.
Vegan Mushroom Philly Cheese Sandwich/Burger
“These Philly Cheese sandwiches are meat and dairy free, but still super cheesy and satisfying! And packed with flavor!” Recipe: LunchBoxBrunch.
Black & Beet Mushroom-Walnut Veggie Burgers
“And the best part about this burger is that it is made using WHOLE foods. No processed soy or TVP. Just whole, good, healthy ingredients like beans, walnuts, rice, seeds, spices. So dive in or serve up a platter of these burgers at your next burger bash.” Recipe: LunchBoxBrunch.
Spin On Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers: BBQ Peanut
“These BBQ Peanut Sweet Potato Burgers are a spin on one of my fave veggie burger recipes. This time around, I added in some bold BBQ flavors via dry BBQ spices and smoky sweet BBQ sauce. Plus some nutty, amazing crushed roasted peanuts to pump up the burger texture. Crushed nuts in general, taste amazing in veggie burgers.” Recipe: LunchBoxBrunch.
Spicy Peanut Tofu Burger
“This Spicy Peanut Tofu Sandwich reminds me of a “bánh mì” Vietnamese sandwich due to the crunchy shredded veggies mingling with fresh cilantro all served on a hearty baguette style, long sandwich roll. But really, this protein-infused recipe has an identity all its own.” Recipe: LunchBoxBrunch.
Pineapple Jerk Veggie Burgers + Sassy Sides!
“These Pineapple Jerk Veggie Burgers are infused with some amazing sassy sweet, tropical flavors. Lively lemon, perky-sweet pineapple, rich tahini, cozy sweet potatoes, creamy white beans and spicy, alluring Jerk spice – a mix of ginger, garlic, allspice, brown sugar, sweet chili and more.” Recipe: LunchBoxBrunch.
Vegan Wow Burger
“How oh how does one eat this mammoth stack? The Wow-burger is all about presentation. To serve, I simply remove the top “burger” layer and serve that as is. Then if everyone is extra hungry you have a half burger leftover. Or you can add some more toppings to the other half and serve two full burgers.” Recipe: LunchBoxBrunch.