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

Examples of veggie burger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The veggie burgers of old were like the electric Nissan Leaf—sub-par but self-righteous. Tom Bartlett, Wired, "The Not-Future of Meat," 4 Dec. 2019 The vegan bacon cheeseburger is Nestlé’s entry into the veggie burger arms race. New York Times, "Nestlé Says It Can Be Virtuous and Profitable. Is That Even Possible?," 15 Nov. 2019 Menu items include three bean chili, marinara pasta and veggie burgers. San Diego Union-Tribune, "San Diego Unified touts health and wellness on first day of school," 26 Aug. 2019 For example, the restaurant makes its own patty, bread, ketchup and mustard for its veggie burger. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, "Here are 3 new metro Phoenix restaurants for vegan and vegetarian food," 4 Nov. 2019 Here’s to a better veggie burger, and to being more sustainable in the process. Devorah Lev-tov, Vogue, "Amanda Cohen Shares Her Secret to the Perfect Veggie Burger," 15 Nov. 2019 The chain also offers veggie burgers on some menus, depending on local demand. Jordan Valinsky, CNN, "The Beyond Meat burger is coming to McDonald's," 26 Sep. 2019 Still more chefs are choosing to continue making veggie burgers in-house. Alicia Kennedy, Washington Post, "As the Impossible and Beyond burgers take off, will real veggie burgers go extinct?," 2 Sep. 2019 The Tiny Chef focuses on vegan foods, like nut loaves and veggie burgers, pies and pancakes. New York Times, "How a Teeny-Weeny Chef Became a Great Big Star," 15 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of veggie burger

1972, in the meaning defined above

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24 Feb 2020

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“Veggie burger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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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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