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3 Veggie Burger Recipes For The Ultimate Meat-Free Meal

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Not all veggie burgers are created equal. Sometimes they’re so juicy and luxurious, you forget why you ever ate meat. Other times, you’re looking at one big soggy mushroom.

Sure, there are plenty of ready-to-eat veggie burgers available in the supermarket, but there’s something satisfying about making your own that you just can’t get with the best Linda McCartney pattie.

To help you get it right, we asked veggie chefs and restauranteurs for their ultimate homemade burger recipes. Some are veggie, some are vegan, but all are 100% delicious. Happy National Burger Day!

For sweet potato fans

This burger created by the chefs at Seasonal Spuds is filled with nutritious cashews and chickpeas. And sweet potatoes, of course. Serves 4.

Ingredients: for the burger

2 large sweet potatoes
1 400g tin of chickpeas
20 cashew nuts, crushed
1 tsp smoked paprika
2 spring onions, finely chopped
1/2 red chilli, seeds removed and finely sliced
40g fresh coriander, leaves and stalks finely chopped
1 clove of garlic, crushed
80g breadcrumbs
50g vegetarian Parmesan or Italian hard cheese, finely grated
1 egg, beaten
4 brioche buns
Salt & pepper to season
Vegetable oil to fry

Toppings suggestions

Cheddar cheese
Tomato slices
Roasted red pepper
Sliced beetroot
Crème fraiche with 2 tsp. harissa paste mixed through


  • Preheat oven to 180°C / Fan 160°C / Gas 4. Peel and grate the sweet potato onto an oven tray and place in the preheated oven for 25 minutes.

  • Drain and rinse the chick peas. Place in a food processor and blitz until almost smooth

  • Place the chickpeas in a large bowl and add the........

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