The 4th of July is almost here and that means it’s time to celebrate Independence Day by firing up the grill and inviting your friends over for a cookout. Following a plant-based diet doesn’t mean you have to skip the celebratory burgers and hot dogs. Here are 12 plant-based burgers and brats in no particular order to try out this year. Both vegans and meat-eaters alike will love these options.
If you are looking for a vegan burger to throw on the grill that resembles meat the Beyond Meat burger provides all the meaty flavors and textures of a traditional burger without the cruelty.
The Impossible Burger will be a hit with plant-based BBQ guests and meat-eaters alike. Throw some Impossible meat patties on the grill for a holiday hit.
Gardein’s quarter pound Ultimate Plant-Based Burger packs 19 grams of protein in their delicious burger patty. These tasty burgers are sure to satisfy any appetite.
Amy’s Quarter Pound Veggie Burger is a delicious combination of soybeans, bulgar wheat, and flavorful veggies like bell pepper, mushrooms, and celery topped with just a touch of barbecue sauce.
MorningStar Farms’ Incogmeato Burgers are delicious, savory, and plant-based. They are made with non-GMO soy and have 20 grams of complete protein per serving.
The original vegan veggie patty is a delicious vegan alternative for your barbecue. It has 14 grams of protein and at only 80 calories a patty, you can enjoy more than one.
Plant-Based Hot Dogs & Sausages
Maybe you or your BBQ guests would prefer a hot dog or sausage instead of a burger. There are plenty of cruelty-free BBQ options to satisfy all guests whether they are vegan or not.
Gardein’s Ultimate Plant-Based Saus’ge Bratwurst is a savory, meaty, cruelty-free sausage with 16 grams of protein per serving.
Beyond Meat carries an entire line of plant-based sausages and brats. Try out a Sweet Italian, a Hot Italian, or an Original Brat to keep your guests coming back for more.
Lightlife’s Smart Dogs are a plant-based take on the traditional hot dog. Top it with your favorite hot dog condiments to capture that nostalgic barbecue feeling.
Tofurky offers way more than tofu turkey. Their plant-based Beer Brats, Italian sausage, or Kielbasa are sure to satisfy with a whopping 22-25 grams of protein per serving.
Field Roast has a plant-based Signature Stadium Dog and a Classic Smoked Frankfurter to choose from. They also have numerous plant-based sausage flavors that will make your 4th of July BBQ one to remember.
Yves Veggie Dogs are another option if you are looking for a traditional hot dog flavor. Throw these on the grill to get that classic hot dog experience.
Whether you prefer burgers, hot dogs, or sausages at your cruelty-free 4th of July barbecue, you have plenty of plant-based options to choose from. Share these tasty, plant-based options with your vegan and meat-eating friends alike. And don’t forget to check out our previous post 11 Vegan BBQ Recipes We Can’t Wait to Try for delicious plant-based recipes to go with your vegan meats.