Homemade Vegan Smash Burgers Unveiled


Greetings, burger enthusiasts! Whether you’re a seasoned home chef or just starting your culinary journey, join me, Himanshi, as we embark on an exciting adventure to create the perfect Homemade Vegan Smash Burgers. Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with our carefully curated ingredients, secret sauce, and flavorful seasoning.


Crafting the Perfect Vegan Smash Burger:

Smashburger Ingredients:

To start our journey, gather the essentials: plant-based patties, vegan cheese, fresh veggies, and vegan-friendly buns. Quality ingredients lay the foundation for a mouthwatering experience.

Plant-Based Patties: 4 Vegan burger patties (approx. 400g)

Vegan Cheese Slices: 4 slices (approx. 120g)

Fresh Veggies:

1.large tomato, sliced

2.red onion, thinly sliced

3.cup fresh lettuce or spinach

Vegan-Friendly Buns: 4 burger buns

Making Smash Burgers at Home:

Master the art of smashing! Preheat your skillet or griddle, place your patties, and press down with a spatula for that iconic crispy edge. Watch as the edges caramelize, creating a symphony of flavors.

Cooking Steps:

Preheat Skillet or Griddle: Preheat your skillet or griddle over medium-high heat.

Prepare Smash Burger Sauce: In a bowl, combine vegan mayo, Dijon mustard, pickle relish, and garlic powder. Mix well and set aside.

Season the Patties: Season each vegan patty with salt, pepper, onion powder, and smoked paprika.

Cook the Patties: Place seasoned patties on the hot skillet. Use a spatula to press down firmly, creating a thin, crispy edge. Cook for 3-4 minutes per side.

Melt Vegan Cheese: In the last minute of cooking, place a slice of vegan cheese on each patty. Cover with a lid to melt the cheese.

Toast the Buns: While the patties cook, lightly toast the burger buns.

Assemble the Burgers:

  • Spread the Smash Burger Sauce on the bottom half of each bun.
  • Place the cooked patty with melted cheese on top.
  • Layer with sliced tomatoes, red onions, and fresh lettuce or spinach.
  • Top with the other half of the bun

Serve and Enjoy: Your Homemade Vegan Smash Burgers are ready to be served! Enjoy the flavors and textures of this plant-based delight.

Remember to customize your toppings and quantities based on personal preferences. Happy cooking!

Smash Burger Sauce:

Smash Burger Sauce: Elevate your burger with our secret sauce – a fusion of vegan mayo, Dijon mustard, pickle relish, and a hint of garlic powder. Spread this delectable concoction generously on your buns for a burst of flavor.

Smash Burger Sauce

 Ingredient List:

  • 1/2 cup vegan mayonnaise
  •  2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  •  2 tablespoons pickle relish
  •  1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

How to Make: 

Combine Vegan Mayonnaise and Dijon Mustard: In a mixing bowl, add 1/2 cup of vegan mayonnaise and 2 tablespoons of Dijon mustard.

Add Pickle Relish: Incorporate 2 tablespoons of pickle relish into the mixture.

Season with Garlic Powder: Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder into the bowl.

Mix Thoroughly: Using a spoon or spatula, thoroughly mix all the ingredients until well combined.

Taste and Adjust: Taste the sauce and adjust the seasoning if necessary. You can add more mustard for tanginess or more relish for sweetness, according to your preference.

Refrigerate (Optional): If not using immediately, you can cover the bowl and refrigerate the sauce for later use. It can typically be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Serve with Smash Burgers: Use the Smash Burger Sauce as a spread on the buns before assembling your Vegan Smash Burgers. Enjoy the burst of flavor it adds to your creation!

This sauce adds a delightful tangy and creamy element to your burgers, complementing the other ingredients perfectly. Feel free to adjust the quantities of each ingredient to suit your taste preferences.

Smash Burger Seasoning:

Enhance your patty’s taste with a custom seasoning blend. Combine salt, pepper, onion powder, and smoked paprika for a savory and aromatic kick.

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Tips and Tricks for Success:

  • Don’t overhandle the patties; let them sizzle undisturbed for the perfect crust.
  • Experiment with various vegan cheese options for a personalized touch.
  • Toast the buns to add an extra layer of texture.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Certainly! Here’s a table of the nutrition information per serving for the Vegan Smash Burger:

Nutrient Vegan Patty Vegan Cheese Slice Vegan Burger Bun Smash Burger Sauce (1 tbsp) Total
Calories (kcal) 180 30 150 45 405
Protein (g) 12 2 5 0 19
Carbohydrates (g) 8 1 30 3 42
Fat (g) 12 3 2 4 21
Fiber (g) 3 0 2 0 5


Note: Nutrition values are approximate and can vary based on specific brands and quantities used. Adjustments may be needed based on personal preferences and dietary needs.

In the realm of homemade delights, crafting Vegan Smash Burgers is an art that combines innovation and classic flavors. Experiment, savor, and enjoy the process as you create your culinary masterpiece. Until next time, happy cooking and happy eating!

Thank you, dear readers, for joining me on this culinary journey. I hope these Vegan Smash Burgers bring joy and satisfaction to your kitchen. Happy cooking!


1. Can I use frozen patties for Homemade Smash Burgers?
Ans: Yes, ensure they’re thawed before cooking.

2. What’s the ideal skillet temperature for smashing?
Preheat to medium-high for that crispy exterior.

3. Can I make the Smash Burger Sauce ahead of time?
Ans: Absolutely! Prepare and refrigerate for up to a week.

4. How do I prevent the burgers from sticking to the skillet?
Ans: A well-oiled surface and a properly preheated skillet are key.

5. Can I customize the Smash Burger Seasoning?
Ans: Certainly! Adjust quantities based on your taste preferences.

6. What are some creative toppings for Vegan Smash Burgers?
Ans: Avocado slices, caramelized onions, and arugula add unique flavors.

7. How do I make the patties hold together without egg?
Ans: Opt for ingredients like breadcrumbs or flaxseed as binders.

8. Can I substitute regular buns with gluten-free options?
Ans: Absolutely! Choose your preferred gluten-free buns for a personalized touch.

9. Are there any alternative plant-based protein options?
Ans: Explore Beyond Meat, tempeh, or black bean patties for variety.

10. Can I freeze the Smash Burger patties for later use?
Ans: Yes, individually wrap them and store in the freezer for convenience.



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