No lackluster veggie burgers at these Dallas spots - just wholesome, inventive takes on the American classic.
The core of the La Bandita Burger is the freshly made black bean and corn patty, which comes topped with avocado, goat cheese, arugula, cilantro pesto and chipotle mayo on a seeded wheat bun that's baked fresh in-house on a daily basis ($8).
This housemade veggie burger has a Mexican flare. Pinto beans, brown rice, cilantro, jalapenos and walnuts are bound with egg to create a tasty patty, which is then served with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, your choice of cheese and a side ($9).
The veggie patty is made on-site at this Henderson Avenue pub, using a house recipe of lentils, bulgur wheat, leeks, mushroom, corn, cashews and spices. The burger is then topped with all the fixin's and served with a choice of French fries, side salad, lentil soup, French onion soup, Guinness beef stew or German potato salad ($9).
The Verde Burger at this Texas chainlet comes with a six-ounce black bean patty topped with hatch green chiles, guacamole and Pepper Jack cheese ($8.49).
The "Inside Out" Quinoa Burger at True Food Kitchen is a gluten-free vegan option that uses a thick quinoa-based patty instead of a bun, then fills it with layers of hummus, tzatziki, tomato, cucumber, red onion, avocado and feta ($12).
This organic joint creates wholesome versions of fast food favorites, like the Veggie-Bean-Quinoa Burger. This burger is served on a toasted whole wheat bun with fresh avocado, red onion, tomato, lettuce and a drizzle of made-from-scratch buttermilk dressing ($7).