June 7, 2023
From One Great Vegan

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These are the best Vegan Bean Cheeseburgers you will ever make! The texture is meaty, the flavor is zesty, and they grill absolutely perfectly. Made with just a few, easily accessible ingredients, these double-decker vegan cheeseburgers will definitely be on your summer BBQ grill. I love to add Follow Your Heart plant-based cheese slices and melt them to the patty by covering them on the grill for a few seconds. After that, I load them up with chopped lettuce, onions, tomato, pickles, and of course my super special burger sauce. 

If you love this recipe, you may also like my Vegan Cheeseburger Stuffed Potatoes and Vegan Elote Corn Fritter Burger!

COURSE: Main Course, Entree, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINE: American, Soul Food, Barbecue, BBQ

  • Calories 379
  • Protein 19g
  • Dietary Fiber 15g
The Best Vegan Bean Burgers

Why You Will Love These Vegan Bean Burgers:

These Vegan Bean Burgers will steal your party! The texture is meaty, the flavor is so zesty, and they grill absolutely perfectly. Made with just a few, simple ingredients, these double-decker Vegan Cheeseburgers will definitely be the star of your summer BBQ menu.

About the Ingredients:

These Vegan Bean Burgers are a vegan treat that combines cooked rice or quinoa, nuts or seeds, onion, beans, beets, and spices. Grilled to perfection and topped with cheese slices, they’re served on toasted buns with a special sauce. This sauce is made from soy-free mayo, pickles, ketchup, mustard, onion powder, vinegar, and syrup. Garnish with pickles, tomatoes, onions, and lettuce for a mouthwatering meal. Enjoy these flavorful Vegan Cheeseburgers!

Cooked Brown rice or Quinoa

Cooked brown rice or quinoa helps bind the ingredients together. This gives the patties a satisfying texture and helping them hold their shape during grilling. It serves as the hearty base, providing a satisfying texture and earthy flavor. It also serves as a delicious topping on other recipes!

Brown rice and quinoa are both excellent sources of complex carbohydrates and dietary fiber, promoting digestive health and providing sustained energy. Use these gorgeous grains in my Taco Salad and my Sweet Potato Chili.

Steak Seasoning

With its robust blend of herbs and spices, steak seasoning elevates the taste profile of the patties, making them truly irresistible. Not only does it enhances the overall taste, but it also brings out the natural flavors of the ingredients. It complements the hearty texture of the cooked brown rice or quinoa, walnuts or sunflower seeds, red onion, black beans, and red beets. Plus, it’s a great way to add depth to plant-based recipes, creating a mouthwatering experience.

It’s a healthy addition too, packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. I love to use Steak seasoning in my other recipes like: these Cheeseburger Stuffed Potatoes and Vegan Meatballs.

Cooked Black Beans

Cooked black beans are the star ingredient in this recipe, bringing a a creamy texture and contribute to the overall mouthwatering taste of these Vegan Cheeseburgers. These little powerhouses of flavor and texture add a satisfying bite and a rich taste to the patties and to other recipes like my Fajita Tacos, Tostadas, and Rainbow Salad.

Black beans are an excellent source of plant-based protein, fiber, and essential minerals like iron and folate.

Chopped Cooked Red Beets

Add a burst of vibrant color and earthy sweetness to your Bean Cheeseburgers with the addition of chopped cooked red beets! These glorious gems not only enhance the visual appeal of the patties but also bring a depth of flavor to each bite in many unique recipes. Their natural sweetness complements the other ingredients, creating a harmonious blend of tastes.

Packed with essential nutrients like fiber, folate, and antioxidants, red beets offer a healthy boost to your meal.

Soy-Free Mayonnaise

Soy-Free Mayonnaise is a delightful and versatile condiment that adds creaminess and tanginess to this recipe. Made without soy, it provides a delicious alternative for those with dietary restrictions. This mayo acts as the base for the super special sauce, giving it a rich and luscious texture.

Packed with healthy fats and cholesterol-free, it adds a burst of flavor while keeping your recipes plant-based and guilt-free.

Questions and Tips:

What equipment can I make this recipe in?

All you need is a food processor to blend the ingredients, a lined baking sheet to chill the patties, and a grill or stovetop pan to cook them. Use a toaster or oven to toast the buns. It’s that easy to whip up these tasty Vegan Bean Cheeseburgers!

Are the extra toppings necessary?

While the suggested toppings like pickles, tomatoes, onions, and lettuce add freshness and crunch, they’re not required. Customize your toppings to suit your taste! Try avocado slices, caramelized onions, Buffalo sauce, sautéed mushrooms, or tangy coleslaw. Get creative and make these bean burgers your own!

What else can I serve with these Vegan Bean Burgers?

Pair these Vegan Bean Cheeseburgers with oven-baked sweet potato fries for a satisfying and wholesome meal. Alternatively, a fresh green salad with zesty dressing provides a refreshing contrast. For a filling option, serve the burgers with French fries, Layered Dip, or Mac and Cheese! These sides perfectly complement the flavors of the bean burgers and complete the meal.

How long does this recipe last?

Store the Vegan Bean Cheeseburgers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days. You can also freeze them for up to 3 months. Thaw in the refrigerator before reheating or serving. Enjoy these flavorful burgers for days or longer by following proper storage.

Will non-vegans like this?

Absolutely! These Vegan Bean Cheeseburgers are a hit with everyone. Packed with delicious ingredients and a satisfying texture, they appeal to a wide range of tastes. The combination of spices, cooked rice or quinoa, nuts or seeds, and beets adds depth and richness. Whether you’re vegan or not, these Vegan Bean Cheeseburgers are a tasty and nutritious option that everyone can savor.

Source: Onegreatvegan.com