12 Healthy Burger Recipes We Love

Healthy Meal Ideas, Healthy Recipes and Nutrition
on July 25, 2014
My Golden Pear Monkeygland Burger 2

While we all enjoy a good ol’-fashioned burger every now and then, we don’t enjoy the high calorie and fat price tag that comes with it. So you can enjoy this summertime classic without the guilt, we offer up a dozen health burger alternatives, from seafood patties to vegan-friendly burgers and more.

Feta Gyro Burgers

Enjoy all your favorite gyro flavors in this perfect-for-summer recipe. Skipping the bun and using lettuce instead slashes carbs and calories.

Gi 365 Feta Gyro Burgers

Kari Peters

Crispy Chicken Burger

This recipe proves that there is a healthy way to fry chicken (and the “breading” is even grain-free)!

A Taste Love Story Crispy Chicken Burger

Josephine Kofod

Sweet Potato Bun Sliders

These sweet potato sliders are gluten-free, vegan, and Paleo diet friendly.

Our Four Folks Sweet Potato Bun

Allison Milligan

Vegan Baja Black Bean Burger

The chunky guacamole makes a perfect complement for this stout vegan burger.

Wholehearted Eats Black Bean Burger

Salmon Tuna Burgers with Spicy Garlic Lemon Alioli

The sriracha adds a memorable kick to the spicy alioli on this combo salmon/tuna burger.

Honey and Figs Salmon Tuna Burger

Consuelo Morcillo

Hawaiian BBQ Burgers

Bring a little of the beach to your backyard grill with this Hawaiian-inspired recipe.

Halfbaed Harvest Hawaiian BBQ Burger

Tieghan Gerard

Turkey Burger with Monkeygland Sauce

Despite the somewhat unsettling name, these burgers have nothing to do with primates—”monkeygland” refers to a delicious South African chutney-based sauce.

My Golden Pear Monkeygland Burger

Angela Darroch

Salmon Burgers with Lemon Dill Mayo

Dress up a classic condiment with a little bit of dill and lemon juice.

Love Lola Salmon Burgers

Lauren Foster

Grilled Portobello Burgers with Balsamic Reduction

You’ll never know these hearty portobello burgers are actually vegetarian.

Joyful Healthy Eats Portobello with Balsamic

Krista Rollins

Greek Turkey Burger with Feta-Yogurt Sauce

Bring a little bit of Greek cuisine to your table with this Mediterranean recipe.

Host the Toast Greek Burger

Morgan Eisenberg

Tuna Burger on Sourdough Bread

Transform regular-old canned tuna into a flavorful, elegant burger.

A Love a Fare Tuna Burger

Theresa Schultz

Shanghai Burgers

The shiitake mushrooms and Chinese spices will add an Asian twist to your next grilling party.

Daring Gourmet Shanghai Burgers

Kimberley Killebrew