Vegetarianized Recipe: Spinach Cheddar Burgers


Spinach and goat cheddar sneak into a veggie burger based on faux ground beef and ground sausage. This burger is a protein powerhouse with both low fat and low carbs.

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Servings: 6
Time: Less than 30 minutes active and total

14 ounces vegetarian ground beef
14 ounces vegetarian ground sausage
2 cups spinach
3 ounces goat milk cheddar, cubed
2 tablespoons  vegan Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon black pepper
4 burger buns
Condiments of your choosing

1. In a food processor, mix together veggie beef, veggie sausage, spinach, cheddar, Worcestershire sauce and black pepper. Remove and form mixture into six equal patties.

2. Heat large nonstick skillet or grill over medium heat, and coat with cooking spray. Cook each patty until browned, about 5-7 minutes on each side.

Writer Bio: Adrienne D. Capps loves food AND is a vegetarian! These things are not mutually exclusive in her world. She is passionate about eating, drinking, cooking, teaching, reading about food and growing food. Her goal with her food blog,, is to open up the world of vegetarian cooking and eating to the veg-friendly and the veg-curious in an accessible way. She promises never to try to convert or make you feel guilty—just that eating less meat can be part of a healthy, fun and, above all, tasty lifestyle.