MorningStar Farms Mediterranean Chickpea Veggie Burger
MorningStar Farms has done it again–this time with their new Mediterranean Chickpea veggie burger. In a word: delicious. I was a little skeptical when I first picked this up at my local Winn-Dixie because I tend to be a bit of a picky eater, but I couldn’t have been more pleasantly surprised. Right now I’m teaching myself how to cook “grown-up” foods using the oven and stove instead of microwaving everything, but let me tell you, I can throw these burgers in the microwave for a minute and fifteen seconds and I couldn’t tell the difference had it been grilled. The burger wasn’t soggy or flimsy post-microwave but quite firm and tasted great between some oatmeal bread with a little bit of ketchup. Ketchup, I know, not most people’s first choice for a Mediterranean dish, but MorningStar Farms’ website offers recipes for yoghurt lemon sauce, cilantro avocado spread and more.
One thing that I love about these burgers is that when they say Mediterranean Chickpea they don’t mess around. The burgers a stuffed with whole chickpeas and will meet you with a beautiful aroma Mediterranean flavors. So far I haven’t found any other popular veggie burger brands that offer a Mediterranean option and even if they did, I’m not convinced that they could top MorningStar Farms’ brand. For those of you who are looking at this meat alternative for health reasons you’ll be happy to know that each burger has 70% less fat than ground beef and only 110 calories per serving. Will you notice the flavor difference? No worries there!
So whether you’re looking for a new vegetarian grilling (or microwaving) option or just love Mediterranean food you will not be disappointed. Have to give this burger a big ol’ “Yea!”