5 Veggie Burgers You Should Know About

Vegetarians love a good burger. The challenge: finding a quality one. Fortunately, some veggie burgers are interesting and creative enough to tempt even carnivores

Most Creative
Veggie Franz Kofka Burger
This sautéed veggie patty is spiced with curry, topped with almond sauce, and served on a croissant. $8.95. Zada Jane’s Corner Café, 1601 Central Ave. zadajanes.com


For Flavor 
Crispy Beet Burger
You’ve never had a burger like this: breaded beet slices are flash-fried and topped with Boursin, avocado, and red onion. $10.95. Nan and Byron’s, 1714 South Blvd. nanandbyrons.com


Close to the Real Thing
Veggie Burger
Achieving a juicy, pink-in-the-middle veggie burger can be tough. 131 Main’s secret: including beet in the black bean patty. $14. 131 Main, several locations, 131-main.com


To Fill You Up
House-Made Earth’s Garden Burger
This hefty black bean burger (which also includes quinoa, chickpeas, and mushrooms) is topped with tomato jam, organic greens, and goat cheese. $12. The Liberty, 1812 South Blvd. thelibertycharlotte.com


For Tasty Toppings
Streetcar Veggie Burger
Ever heard of SouthMex? Toppings go Mexican (poblano, pepperjack, and guacamole) while the patty is all Southern (hominy and pinto beans). $10. 300 East, 300 East Blvd. 300east.net 

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