Beyond Meat’s: Backyard BBQ Burger Recipe

Think BEYOND MEAT® this 4th of July!

Meet The Future of Protein®. Beyond Meat believes there is a better way to feed the planet. Their mission is to create delicious plant-based burgers directly from plants and is more sustainable for the planet.

They aren’t in the business of asking people to not eat meat, they are just offering a better meat option: meat that’s made from plants, made for meat lovers.

Food For Thought

By shifting the protein at the center of the plate to plant-based meat, Beyond Meat hopes to use this one solution to positively impact four growing global issues associated with livestock production: human health, climate change, constraints on natural resources, and animal welfare.

Did you know?

Producing The Beyond Meat Burger vs a 1/4 lb. US beef burger uses:

  • 99% Less Water
  • 93% Less Land
  • 90% Fewer GHGE (Green House Gas Emissions)
  • 46% Less Energy

Try this Backyard BBQ Burger Recipe this Independence Day and be the talk of the block!



  • 4 Beyond Burger Patties (2 packages)
  • Follow Your Heart Vegan Cheddar Cheese
  • 16oz. can BBQ Baked Beans
  • 4 Brioche or Potato Hamburger Buns
  • BBQ Sauce


  • 1 head of Purple and Green Cabbage
  • 2 Carrots
  • 2 Tablespoons Dijon Mustard
  • 2 teaspoons Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Pinches Salt & Pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons Vegan Mayonnaise (optional)

Optional Toppings

  • 1 Jalapeño, sliced


  1. Preheat and clean grill.
  2. Finely shred half of the purple and green cabbages and add them to a large mixing bowl.  Add 2 shredded carrots along with your mustard, vinegar, vegan mayonnaise (optional) and season with salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly. Once finished, set aside in the refrigerator.
  3. Warm BBQ baked beans in a pot on a medium-low setting. Turn to simmer if they start to bubble.
  4. With your grill primed, grill the Beyond Burgers for 3 minutes per side. Internal temp should hit 165-degrees Fahrenheit.
  5. Top the burgers with Follow Your Heart cheddar cheese.
  6. Now it’s time to assemble your burger. With your toasted buns, first apply a layer of BBQ Baked beans on the bottom bun. Then add your Beyond Burger and coleslaw. Finish the burger off with a drizzle of BBQ sauce and garnish with thinly sliced Jalapeños.
  7. Enjoy!

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