"To come up with topping ideas for vegetarian burgers, I think of a big bowl of plain rice—what could I add to that bowl that would taste delicious?" Silverton says. Sharp cheeses like the shredded white Cheddar pictured here are a good option, as are roasted red peppers. These toppings can also give a flavor boost to store-bought veggie burgers or grilled portobello mushrooms.
You Can Also Try These Toppings:
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- Teriyaki sauce and shredded lettuce
- Soy cheese and avocado
- Smoked mozzarella with any type of pickled vegetable