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We crave a big, juicy hamburger every now and then (hey, you gotta live your life), but occasionally we want something a little lighter and healthier. Like one of these five meatless burger recipes. Whether you opt for veggies or fish or beans, they'll leave you feeling satisfied--and practically guilt-free.

Salmon Burgers

Fact: These are more sophisticated (and more flavorful) than your average hamburger. But still simple to prepare.

Cauliflower Sliders

Bite-sized burgers rock. Especially when filled with our favorite roasted vegetable.

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Chickpea Burgers

Chickpeas are glorious in hummus form. However, this recipe makes a strong case for how versatile the legume really is.

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Quinoa Beet Burgers

Ditch the bun and serve these patties over a bed of greens, and top them with crumbled goat cheese.

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Black Bean Burgers

Frozen veggie burgers are always disappointing. These homemade ones are not.

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