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Veggie Burger Breakdown

If you're watching your saturated fat and cholesterol intake, veggie burgers are a great option when grilling. According to my burger poll, many of you actually prefer them. There are so many different brands and flavors out there now, the selection can be a little overwhelming. Some burgers are made with soy and others with grains. Other veggie burgers are just that and made from veggies. Sunshine even makes gluten-free burgers with sunflower seeds. Depending on the main ingredients, your options will differ in calories, sodium, carbs, and protein, so check out this breakdown to see which one you might want to grill up at your next BBQ.

1 Patty Calories Total Fat (g) Cholesterol (mg) Sodium (mg) Carbs (g) Fiber (g) Protein (g)
Amy's Kitchen All American Veggie Burger 120 3 0 390 15 3 10
Amy's Kitchen California Veggie Burger 140 5 0 430 19 4 6
Boca All American Flame Grilled 90 3 5 280 4 4.5 14
Boca Original Vegan 70 .5 0 280 6 4 13

There's plenty more, and to see them, just

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1 Patty Calories Total Fat (g) Cholesterol (mg) Sodium (mg) Carbs (g) Fiber (g) Protein (g)
Boca Grilled Vegetable 80 1 0 300 7 4 12
Boca Cheeseburger 100 4.65 10 360 5 4 13
Boca Garden Vegetable Made With Organic Soy 130 3 0 400 9 4 15
Boca Roasted Garlic Made With Organic Soy 130 .5 0 470 9 4 16
Gardenburger Original 100 3.5 5 420 14 5 5
Gardenburger Sun-Dried Tomato Basil 100 3 5 310 15 5 5
Gardenburger Portabella 90 2.5 5 360 15 5 5
Gardenburger Black Bean Chipotle 80 2.5 0 250 13 5 5
Gardenburger GardenVegan 100 1 0 230 12 3 10
Gardenburger California Burger 90 3.5 0 380 12 2 3
Morningstar Farms Cheddar Burger (contains partially hydrogenated soybean oil) 150 7 10 480 10 3 13
Morningstar Farms Mushroom Lover's (contains corn syrup solids) 110 6 0 220 8 less than 1 7
Morningstar Farms Veggie Medley made with organic soy 120 4 0 260 11 2 11
Morningstar Farms Classic Burger made with organic soy 150 6 0 280 9 3 14
Morningstar Farms Spicy Black Bean Veggie 120 4 0 350 13 4 11
Sunshine Burger Southwest 240 12 0 240 26 9 6
Wildwood Tofu-Veggie Burger, Original 180 13 0 330 8 1 12
Wildwood Tofu-Veggie Burger, Southwest 190 13 0 320 9 2 11

I'm curious to know what your favorite veggie burger is, so tell me in the comments section below.

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ella1978 ella1978 6 years
I'm bummed about how much sodium is in all of these. I am just now trying to keep track of sodium, and MAN do manufacturers really over salt their stuff.
sharonvak sharonvak 7 years
So which one of this are considered too high in sodium? What's too much?
ellenp1214 ellenp1214 7 years
sunshine brand are the only ones i buy-- because they're the only ones i've found that are SOY FREE! processed soy is not good for you.
stumbler02 stumbler02 7 years
I've tried the Dr. Praeger's and I don't understand the hype. They're mushy, fall apart instantly when you cook them, and have no flavor! I do like the bits of veggies in them though. Also, don't Boca burgers have 100 calories?
stumbler02 stumbler02 7 years
I've tried the Dr. Praeger's and I don't understand the hype. They're mushy, fall apart instantly when you cook them, and have no flavor! I do like the bits of veggies in them though.Also, don't Boca burgers have 100 calories?
Spectra Spectra 7 years
I used to buy the Boca Grilled Veggie burgers all the time. Then I moved and now I can't find them anymore and I have to settle for the Original Boca burgers.
ilanac13 ilanac13 7 years
phew - here i was thinking that i was going to be really upset and i read what you have in the chart and i can let out a sigh of relief. my mom just bought me a huge case of original boca burgers from Costco and it's nice to know that they aren't the highest in fat or cals or things like that :)
2muchtv 2muchtv 7 years
I was going to comment on Dr. Praeger's California burgers also. They take a while to cook, but it's worth it.
Phil Phil 7 years
Agree with many of those who commented, Dr. Praeger's veggie burgers are the best I've had. They're nourishing, tasty and they actually pretty versatile for use not just as a veggie patty. It's also well worth it to make your own veggie burgers which can, most of the time, taste better than anything pre-packaged and available at Trader Joes or Whole Foods.
buzzlightgirl buzzlightgirl 7 years
The morningstar farm chicken patties are my favorite. I cut them up and put them in salads.
shmoo15 shmoo15 7 years
Original Garden Burger
shmoo15 shmoo15 7 years
Original Garden Burger
palvs102 palvs102 7 years
morning star spicy black bean for sure
laellavita laellavita 7 years
i agree, dr. praeger's california burgers are far better than any of the other ones. the boca ones just seem way too processed.
petites-mains petites-mains 7 years
Dr. Praeger's California burgers are the best!
Beaner Beaner 7 years
Gardenburger Spicy Black Bean! I've tried so many, and that's my fave so far.
nobodymuch nobodymuch 7 years
Trader Joe's indian spice one and Dr. Praeger's California burgers
earthgoddess earthgoddess 7 years
I've been buying the Gardenburger Garden Vegan burgers, but I've had Sunshine burgers are few times and those are pretty good too. Thanks for the breakdown!
Jemsfirst Jemsfirst 7 years
Totally feeling the Spicy black bean burger from Morning Star. Top w/ sour cream, corn salsa, and have solo or with the new "thin" bread slices...and add chile lime chips and you are set! At home, I'll add my "diet" margarita (minus sugary mix--freah lime juice) to relax after a hard days work!
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