veggie burger

noun

Definition of veggie burger

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

Examples of veggie burger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The veggie burger is made from potatoes, beets, peas, cashews and raisins and is served on a seeded bun with vegetable and chutney toppings. Beth D'addono, NOLA.com, "Small Mart Cafe serves vegan dishes and bagels in Marigny," 23 Nov. 2020 Burgers include the standard Little O’s burger, the Bleu burger and a non-meat option in the Downtown veggie burger. Shaena Montanari, The Arizona Republic, "Downtown Phoenix has a new spot to enjoy beer and pizza on a patio. Here's what to order," 5 Nov. 2020 Nicoletti realized this after her veggie burger debacle. Olivia Harrison, refinery29.com, "A Fourth-Generation Butcher’s Journey Into The Low-Meat Trend," 28 Aug. 2020 Ounce for ounce, a Morningstar veggie burger contains less saturated fat than lean beef. Barbara Quinn, chicagotribune.com, "Meat substitutes," 22 Nov. 2019 Make a taco Tuesday with black beans, roasted veggies and cheese or grill up veggie burgers in lieu of beef. Lisa Milbrand, Better Homes & Gardens, "4 Unexpected Places to Buy Meat Beyond Your Local Grocery Store," 4 May 2020 At the same time, the days of mocking teammates for eating veggie burgers were fading. Chris Ballard, SI.com, "Beyond Endorsing: How Veggie Burgers Became the NBA's New Gatorade," 24 Sep. 2019 Ediza got crispy fries, creamy mac and cheese and a homemade veggie burger — all washed down with root beer served in a Mason jar. Mike Morris, Los Angeles Times, "Visit a haunted hotel and a creepy castle on a weekend trip to Ione," 26 Sep. 2019 Meat alternatives like veggie burgers, tofu and other soy proteins were still available. Anna Beahm | Abeahm@al.com, al, "What else is missing from Alabama store shelves? Thermometers, children’s Tylenol, peanut butter," 15 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of veggie burger

1972, in the meaning defined above

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“Veggie burger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/veggie%20burger. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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veggie burger

noun

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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