Better Than Beef? 5 Veggie Burgers to Try!

Better Than Beef? 5 Veggie Burgers to Try!

Whether you’re cutting back on beef burgers for health, cost, ethics, or just plain boredom, diving into the world of veggie burgers can be a total adventure. New flavors! Different textures! Veggie burgers offer so much room to experiment and explore. Below are our top five favorite vegetable-based burgers.


Jamaican Bean Burgers


A fabulous bean burger infused with Jamaica’s much loved warming spices and, of course, a bit of heat.



A mushroom is a perfect food for smoking, since it is porous and spongy by nature. The meaty portobello will shrink and become intensely concentrated as it cooks. Just be careful that you don’t overcook.

Garnet Yam Burgers

Sweet potatoes, chickpeas, millet and spices team up for a fabulous burger.

Leftover beans and rice are the basis for Hilah Johnson’s easy veggie burgers.

Tofu is like a sponge, soaking up smoke and getting firmer and denser as it sits on the grill. Just keep it on the cool side of the grill and give it plenty of time to get nice and smoky.