If you don't eat meat, I can almost guarantee you've been to a summer gathering where the majority of guests are enjoying juicy, thoughtfully seasoned hamburgers, and you're stuck with a mediocre, frozen patty made with a long list of unidentifiable ingredients.
This summer, up your game: Treat your guests to a delicious veggie burger made with wholesome ingredients. Or, if you're a vegan or vegetarian, treat yourself—plan ahead and make your own patty (or a few to share!) to bring with you. Here are a dozen recipes to choose from that will taste better than the ones in a box:
And in case you're more the (Not)Recipe type, here are some guidelines to help you successfully go rogue:
Tell us about your favorite meatless burger in the comments!