Vegan Rice and Veggie Burger

Indulge in the ultimate plant-based delight with the Vegan Rice and Veggie Burger, a wholesome and vibrant creation that’s as nourishing as it is flavorful.

This burger is a haven for health-conscious gourmets, combining the nutty essence of brown rice with a rainbow of fresh vegetables, all encased in a golden-brown, crispy exterior. Each patty is a mosaic of color and taste, featuring a medley of vegetables that not only provide a range of nutrients but also ensure each bite is packed with juicy, savory goodness.

The burgers are served on fresh buns with a selection of dynamic toppings that elevate the flavors to new heights. Whether you’re a lifelong vegan or simply seeking a meat-free meal option, this burger promises satisfaction without compromise.


For the Veggie Patties:

  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup corn (fresh, canned, or thawed from frozen)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Olive oil, for cooking

For the Assembly:

  • 4 whole-grain or gluten-free burger buns, halved and toasted
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Sliced tomato
  • Sliced red onion
  • Avocado slices or guacamole
  • Vegan mayonnaise or mustard
  • Ketchup or vegan burger sauce


Making the Veggie Patties:

  1. In a large bowl, mash the black beans with a fork or potato masher until mostly smooth.
  2. Stir in the cooked rice, breadcrumbs, grated carrot, chopped bell pepper, red onion, corn, minced garlic, smoked paprika, cumin, salt, and pepper. Mix until well combined.
  3. Shape the mixture into 4 equal-sized patties.
  4. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat.
  5. Cook the patties for about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until they are firm and have a crispy, golden exterior.

Assembling the Burger:

  1. Spread vegan mayonnaise or mustard on the bottom half of each toasted bun.
  2. Place a lettuce leaf on top, followed by a veggie patty.
  3. Add slices of tomato, red onion, and avocado on top of the patty.
  4. If desired, add a dollop of ketchup or vegan burger sauce.
  5. Cap with the top half of the bun.


  • Serve the Vegan Rice and Veggie Burgers hot and fresh, paired with a side of baked sweet potato fries or a crisp green salad for a balanced meal.


  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes


  • This recipe yields 4 hearty vegan burgers, perfect for a lunch or dinner gathering with friends or family.

Description (continued):

As you sink your teeth into the Vegan Rice and Veggie Burger, you’ll experience a delightful contrast of textures—from the crunchy vegetables to the creamy avocado and the robust, hearty bun.

Each element is a testament to the fact that plant-based eating can be utterly delicious and deeply satisfying. This burger is not just a meal; it’s a celebration of flavors and a tribute to a lifestyle that honors health and sustainability without ever sacrificing taste.

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