Veggie burgers kids will love

How to make a veggie burger and veggie burger recipes for nearly every taste.

Veggie burgers can be made with any type of vegetable, and they're a great way to get your kids to eat their veggies. If you have a picky eater, veggie burgers are an easy way to get them to eat a healthy meal. Here are some veggie burger recipes for every taste.

Ideas for Veggie Burgers

We will explore some of the most popular veggie burger recipes. We'll also show you how to make a veggie burger from scratch, using simple ingredients that are likely already in your pantry. So, whether you're a veggie burger aficionado or are simply looking for an easy dinner solution for your picky eaters, we've got you covered. Let's get started!

Kids could help form the patties.

Beet Burgers

Beets are a great vegetable to use for burgers because they have a lot of flavor and a slightly sweet taste. To make beet burgers, you will need cooked beets, bread crumbs, onion, garlic, and an egg. First, mash the cooked beets in a bowl. Then, mix in the bread crumbs, onion, garlic, and egg until the mixture is formed into patties. Grill or cook in a pan until browned.

Black Bean Burgers

Black beans are a healthy and delicious choice for veggie burgers. They are high in protein and fiber, and they have a mild flavor that pairs well with many different toppings. To make black bean burgers, you will need cooked black beans, bread crumbs, onion, garlic, and an egg. Mash the cooked black beans in a bowl. Mix in the bread crumbs, onion, garlic, and egg until the mixture is thick. Form into patties. Grill or cook in a pan until browned.

Zucchini Burgers

Zucchini is a great vegetable to use for burgers because it is mild in flavor and has a soft texture when cooked. To make zucchini burgers, you will need grated zucchini, bread crumbs, onion, garlic, and an egg. Mix all of the ingredients together in a bowl until the mixture is well combined. Shape into patties and grill or cook in a pan until browned.

Pinto Bean Burgers

Cook a can of pinto beans, either on the stove or in a microwave, until they are soft. Mash the beans with a fork until they are a thick paste. Mix in some diced onion, bread crumbs, and salt and pepper to taste. If the mixture is too wet, add more bread crumbs. Form the mixture into burgers and cook in a lightly oiled skillet over medium heat until browned on both sides.

Portobello Mushroom Burgers

Clean and slice portobello mushrooms thin. Sauté mushrooms over medium-high heat in a small amount of oil until they are soft. Mix in some diced onion, bread crumbs, and salt and pepper to taste. If the mixture is too wet, add more bread crumbs. Form mixture into burgers and

cook in a lightly oiled skillet over medium heat until browned on both sides.

Simple Quinoa Burgers

To prepare quinoa burgers, cook 1/2 cup of quinoa according to package instructions. Let cool completely. In a bowl, mix cooked quinoa, 1/4 cup of bread crumbs, 1 egg, and 1 teaspoon of salt. Mix well. Shape mixture into patties. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add oil to a pan and swirl to coat. Add patties to pan and cook for 4-5 minutes per side, until golden brown. Serve with your favorite toppings.

More detailed recipes

You can always mix and match among veggies, beans, lentils, mushrooms, rice or quinoa. Try substituting all or part of the breadcrumbs with some cooked beans, rice or lentils.

Spiced Bean Burger

For the meat lovers in your life, try this recipe for a veggie burger that's packed with flavor. The key to this recipe is in the spices - cumin, chili powder, and smoked paprika give the burger a delicious smoky flavor.

Ingredients

½ cup cooked black beans
¼ cup diced onion
¼ cup diced red pepper
½ tsp. ground cumin
½ tsp. chili powder
½ tsp. smoked paprika
Salt and pepper
½ cup bread crumbs
¼ cup BBQ sauce
One egg
Olive oil, for cooking

Instructions

In a large bowl, mash the black beans with a fork. Add the onion, red pepper, spices, bread crumbs, BBQ sauce, and egg. Mix everything together until it's well combined.

Form the mixture into patties and cook in a skillet over medium heat with a little olive oil. Cook for about five minutes per side, or until the burgers are browned and cooked through. Serve on a bun with your favorite toppings

Quinoa and mushroom burgers

For a lighter veggie burger, try this recipe that's made with quinoa and mushrooms. The quinoa gives the burger a great texture, and the mushrooms add a delicious umami flavor.

Ingredients

½ cup cooked quinoa
¼ cup diced onion
¼ cup diced mushrooms
Salt and pepper
½ cup bread crumbs
One egg
Olive oil, for cooking

Instructions

In a large bowl, mix together the cooked quinoa, onion, mushrooms, salt and pepper, bread crumbs, and egg. Mix everything together until it's well combined.

Form the mixture into patties and cook in a skillet over medium heat with a little olive oil.

Now you know

Veggie burgers are a great way to get your kids eating healthy and enjoying their food. With so many different recipes to choose from, there is sure to be one that your child will love, and so will do the whole family. And if not, Kids Recipes has plenty of other ideas for you to try. Be sure to visit us again soon for more fun and delicious recipes!