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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Justin Whitmore, Tyson’s head of alternative proteins, said the company also wants to reach a growing number of consumers who are mixing veggie burgers and other sources of plant protein into their diets alongside meat. Jacob Bunge, WSJ, "Tyson’s New Nuggets Swap In Peas for Chicken, as Meatless Frenzy Grows," 13 June 2019 While early veggie burgers were almost exclusively purchased by vegetarians, Brown says that 93 percent of Beyond Meat customers buy regular meat too, suggesting the company has succeeded at making something that appeals to meat eaters. Kelsey Piper, Vox, "There’s a new meatless Beyond Burger. It tastes even more like meat.," 11 June 2019 Both burgers were a breakthrough in the fake meat world, where previous veggie burgers were derided as tasteless pucks. Maura Judkis, Washington Post, "Beyond Meat’s latest plant-based burger is meatier, juicier and a big step closer to beef," 25 June 2019 Natalie Gerke, senior communications manager for Grubhub, shared with the website that Americans are starting to really fall in love with veggie burgers too. Stacey Leasca, Southern Living, "Southerners Won't Be Surprised by America’s Favorite Condiment," 9 June 2019 MorningStar Veggie Burger at Burger King Made with a Garden Veggie patty and topped with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, pickles, ketchup, and mayo, no one will think this is a veggie burger. Sophia Caraballo, Woman's Day, "10 Fast-Food Options for Vegetarians," 17 Apr. 2019 Sunday Treat yourself to a brunch-worthy meal in the morning and a yummy veggie burger at night. Delia A. Hammock, M.s., Good Housekeeping, "A 7-Day, 1,300-Calorie Meal Plan," 10 Nov. 2014 This place also has veggie burgers, salads, mac and cheese, seasonal veggies and even cheese fondue served up with warm soft pretzels and apples. Fox News, "Best of Kansas City barbecue," 28 Oct. 2015 Sitting near a makeshift tailgate run by teachers from Webster Elementary in Mesa, Hamlett and Mary King watched as colleagues grilled hot dogs and veggie burgers, smoke rising above them. Lily Altavena, azcentral, "Day 3 of the teacher walkout: Educators at the Capitol dig in," 30 Apr. 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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