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A savoury cake resembling a hamburger but made from kidney beans and other vegetables, rather than meat.
- ‘We nipped back to Arrochar and had a spicy beanburger and chips at the take-away and a pint in the Loch Long Hotel for old times sake.’
- ‘Of course, when I had a chance to see them at Glastonbury, I was elsewhere, probably wolfing down another beanburger somewhere.’
- ‘It was a wait of twenty-five minutes for a mouldy beanburger with over-cooked onion rings.’
- ‘But whatever you do, do it while eating either the standard veggieburger or the all new spicy beanburger, each served with salad, fries and a variety of toppings.’
- ‘His journalist colleague, eschewing meat, ordered a beanburger, the veggie's favourite standby.’
- ‘I ended up eating a beanburger, which hasn't happened in years.’
- ‘I'd not eaten much, and was craving a beanburger.’
- ‘Luckily, there were indeed late trains, and I even had time to get a beanburger and a coffee too!’
- ‘There's not so much as a backward glance to the mouth-killers that once passed for vegetarian fodder - the inevitable ratatouille, the virtuous wholefood beanburger’
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