Food Comparison

July 2002 Issue

Throw One on the Grill: New "Veggie" Burgers Might Surprise You

Meatless burgers (a.k.a. veggie burgers) are beyond popular, they’re downright hip. Compared to hamburgers, they win, hands down, when it comes to being more healthful and having less environmental impact, not to mention few, if any, worries about antibiotics, hormones, E.coli, Salmonella or mad cow disease. All pretty good reasons to toss one on the grill….except perhaps taste. However, today’s alternative patties deliver better variety, flavor and texture than their predecessors, and many stand up to grilling better. Meatless burgers offer

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