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Whether you're a meat eater or a veggie burger lover, these toppings will bring your backyard BBQ burger to life!   Make it even more interesting by experimenting with different breads and buns for your burgers.  Try Brioche rolls, pretzel rolls, Naan bread, pita bread, and the always popular whole grain rolls.

Southwest Spice Burger  
Serves 4-6

4-6 Morningstar Farms® spicy black bean burgers
1 bag (10.5 oz.) Taylor Farms Southwest chopped salad
1 cup prepared guacamole such as Wholly Guacamole®
Burger buns (such as pretzel rolls)

Grill spicy black bean burgers according to package directions, toast burger buns.  Mix Southwest salad.  Spread bottom burger bun with guacamole, top with burger and then southwest salad.


Greek Goddess  
Serves 4

Topping:  Stir together (cover and refrigerate until serving time)
1/2 cup feta cheese
1/4 cup plain Meijer Greek yogurt,
2 Tbsp. fresh chopped parsley
1 tsp. lemon peel (zest)
1-2 cloves garlic, minced
Earthbound Farm® Easy Leaves Butter Lettuce

Grill four of your favorite burgers, such as Morningstar Farm Original Veggie Burger according to package directions.  Serve on toasted multi-grain bun line with butter lettuce and top with feta mixture, sliced cucumber, sliced red onion, and sliced ripe olives.


Awe-Inspiring Asian Burgers
Serves 4

4 burgers (veggie burgers or ground beef, turkey, or pork formed into 1/4 lb patties; season with salt and pepper)
1/4 cup hoisin sauce
1 bunch green onions, ends trimmed
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil, plus more for brushing
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon Sriracha sauce
12 thin slices cucumber
Earthbound Farm® Zen Blend Greens

Directions
1. Spray grill grates with non-stick cooking spray. Preheat a grill to medium high. Season burgers with salt and pepper and place on grill.  Cook 4-5 minutes, then turn and cook an additional 4-5 minutes (for meat/poultry grill until internal temperature reaches 165°F) During the last minute of grilling, brush both sides of the patties with the hoisin sauce. Remove the patties to a plate and set aside.
2. Meanwhile, brush the scallions with sesame oil, season with salt and grill, turning occasionally, until browned and tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Cut into 4-inch pieces. Toast burger buns.
3. Mix the mayonnaise, Sriracha and 1/2 tsp. sesame oil in a small bowl and spread on the buns. Top the bun bottoms with Zen greens, sliced cucumber, burger patties and grilled green onions.

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