veggie burger


Definition of veggie burger 

: a patty chiefly of vegetable-derived protein used as a meat substitute also : a sandwich containing such a patty

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There, folks line up for a veggie burger that, thankfully, doesn’t even try to taste like meat. Adina Steiman, WSJ, "A Cookbook Packed With Red-Blooded Vegetarian Fare," 31 May 2018 The three-day meal plan ($189; features salads, a veggie burger, a black rice bowl and several shots of juice for fitness fans to take before, during and after their workouts. Grace Gavilanes,, "I Ate Like Supermodel Kate Upton for Three Days — and It Wasn’t That Hard," 12 July 2018 Cost: $8, includes a hamburger, hot dog, brat or veggie burger, chips, cookie and soda. Alec Johnson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Oconomowoc High School prepares to host 16th annual DECA Grilling 2 Give," 16 May 2018 Try turning your zucchinis into zoodles, fritters, veggie burgers, and even chocolate cake! The Editors Of Organic Life, Good Housekeeping, "How To Grow Loads Of Delicious Zucchini–The Most Versatile Garden Veggie Ever," 12 June 2017 For vegetarians, the bad veggie burger is a rite of passage. Zoe Sayler, The Seattle Times, "Seattle’s veggie burgers: Eating your vegetables never tasted this good," 3 July 2018 All of these complement the restaurant’s widely beloved namesake foodstuff, a small and squishy veggie burger that actually tastes good. Marian Bull, GQ, "The Superiority Burger Cookbook Has the Secret to the Best Mushrooms You'll Ever Eat," 7 June 2018 And for vegetarians, there will be two new veggie burgers: the Beyond Burger from AJ Bombers and the Impossible Burger from Ward’s House of Prime. Nancy Stohs, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Summerfest's new menu items include bacon cannoli, tater tot poutine and 'walking nachos'," 17 May 2018 Portabella mushrooms, cauliflower steaks and veggie skewers are all good options, as are veggie burgers like this black bean quinoa burger recipe. Andrea Thelen, Ms, Detroit Free Press, "6 tips for healthy and safe grilling," 9 July 2018

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1972, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of veggie burger

: a food that looks like a hamburger but that is made with vegetables instead of meat

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