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Flesh-Free Friday: The Game Changer

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Posted August 12, 2011 by peta2 staff

Are you one of those people who thinks that going flesh-free means staring at a list of foods you “can’t” eat? Think again! This week’s Flesh-Free Friday blog is about to rock your world. If you miss Big Macs, but not enough to chomp into a dead cow, peta2 is coming to the rescue!

“The Game Changer” Replace:

Other Ingredients:

Sesame seed buns (1 top and 2 bottoms)

Lettuce leaves

Diced onions

Tomato slices

Pickles

  • Prepare the veggie burgers according to the instructions on the package. Before they finish cooking, place a slice or sprinkle some shreds of vegan cheese on the top of each burger. If you’re preparing them in a skillet, pour a tiny amount of water into the skillet and place the lid on for about a minute. The steam will help melt the cheese. This is a technique that a number of restaurants use, and I think it’s pure genius!
  • Take one of the bun bottoms and slather some vegan Thousand Island dressing on it. Place a lettuce leaf on the bun, add a veggie patty, then onion and tomato slices, and pickles. Place the second bun bottom on top of that and repeat the layering with all the ingredients. Cap it all off with the bun top.

Makes 1 serving or 2 if you’re willing to share

I encourage you to make this for your friends, or at least share a picture of your masterpiece with them. Sooner or later, they’ll ask you to serve them this—and maybe other tasty vegan dishes too! Brag on, friends!

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  • 1427 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I’m not a fan of burgers of any type :/

  • 1476 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    This looks so good 😀 I’ll make it this weekend.

  • 1477 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I used to make these for my ex wife. I used the Morninstar Farms patties.

  • 1477 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    awesome! i love being vegan!

  • 1477 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    wow this looks soooo yummy, i was never a fan of big macs but i think i will definately try this when i pick up some burgers!

  • 1479 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    HOLY CRAP, that looks amazing! :D:D It looks weirdly real.. o.O dang, I just ate, now I’m hungry all over again! XD

    • 1476 days ago

      VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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      haha it made me hungry just after i’d eaten to X)

  • Ang

    1479 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I’ve been making vegan “Big Macs” for years…I like the Morning Star vegan burgers the best for this recipe.

  • 1479 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    MMM BOCA BURGERS! <3 MY FAV!

  • 1479 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I am goig to try this!

  • 1479 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    that looks sooo good! maybe i will be able to get my meat-loving brother to try it!

  • 1479 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Ah! I love it! Haha! :)

  • 1479 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    will try this, at the weekend :)

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