25 Tasty Hamburger Alternatives That Are Actually Good For You

Obviously, fatty beef hamburgers rule. But red meat should be a special treat because it isn’t that great for us.

1. Sweet Potato–Veggie Burgers with Avocado

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3. Sweet and Smoky Beet Burgers

Recipe here, from this great cookbook.

5. Mushroom Burger with Barley

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6. Portobello Burgers with Pesto, Provolone, and Roasted Peppers

Recipe here.

9. Paleo Jalapeno Chicken Burgers

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10. Coconut and Shrimp Patties with Avocado Mayo Dipping Sauce

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11. Tempeh, Brown Rice, and Millet Veggie Burger

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12. Portobello Mushroom Burger with Asian Slaw

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13. Mediterranean Veggie Burgers with Mint-Yogurt Sauce and Carrot Salad

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15. Bulgur Veggie Burgers with Lime Mayonnaise

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16. Salmon Burgers with Yogurt Dill Sauce

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17. Oat Cakes and Spinach with Horseradish Sauce

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18. Chicken Burgers with Spicy Peanut Sauce

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19. Cumin-Spiced Red Lentil Burgers

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20. Salmon and Spinach Cakes

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22. Chickpea Brown Rice Veggie Burger

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23. Smoky Sweet Potato Burgers with Roasted Garlic Cream and Avocado

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24. Bean Burgers with Grilled Corn

Bean Burgers with Grilled Corn, Pesto + Heirloom Tomatoes. Get the recipe.

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