Are Dr. Praeger’s California Veggie Burgers healthy?

Dr Praegers California Veggie Burgers at Kroger

Eating healthy food and eating tasty food has sort of become two different things in today’s time. Let’s take a look at Dr. Praeger’s Veggie Burgers to change the trends and find tasty food that’s healthy as well. 

Product Details

Dr. Praeger’s California Veggie Burgers are frozen burger patties made up of various vegetables. They just need to be fried or microwaved, and they can be used with burgers, salads, sandwiches, wraps, or even eaten as is with some refreshing dips.

They’re really fast to prepare, making them perfect for a morning rush. That, along with their low calories and veggies, ensure that you stay energetic without eating too much. This product has been their #1 item for 25 years, which is very respectable.

Dr. Praeger’s California Veggie Burgers are available at Kroger at a starting price of $3.99. If you are looking for discounts, then, buy five or more and get an additional dollar knocked off every item.

Nutritional Information

Dr. Praeger’s California Veggie Burgers are 130 calories per serving, making one or even two burgers perfect for a brunch or evening/midnight snack. They contain 5 grams of protein, 6 grams of total fat, and no trans fat. The burgers also contain 13 grams of total carbs and no cholesterol.

The low fat and cholesterol count prove how healthy the burgers are and the carbs give you enough energy while being easy to digest as they’re made of only vegetables. 

The burgers are also vegan, non-GMO, and available in gluten-free versions. 


We’ve discussed GMOs before. Without going into many details, GMO foods are foods that were genetically modified in a lab. While there isn’t enough evidence to prove or disprove GMO safety, many people tend to avoid it fearing that they may not be healthy. Dr. Praeger’s Veggie Burgers are non-GMO.


Dr. Praeger’s California Veggie Burgers contain carrots, onions, string beans, oat bran, soybeans, zucchini, Expeller pressed canola oil, peas, broccoli, corn, soy flour, spinach, red peppers, arrowroot powder, corn starch, garlic, cornmeal, sea salt, and spices. As you can see, the wide variety of veggies provide you with different kinds of nutrients while the spices and the sea salt give a really amazing flavor, especially with a burger sauce. 

Allergy Information 

Dr. Praeger’s California Veggie Burgers contain soy and gluten. Non-gluten version is also available. 

The Bottom Line

So, are Dr. Praeger’s California Veggie burgers really healthy? Yes, they are! Dr. Praeger’s California Veggie Burgers are a perfect balance of health and taste. You could be a bodybuilder or an average person looking for something healthy and it would be perfect for either person. Their low cook time on top of that gives it extra points. If you’re thinking about buying these burgers, go for it, you won’t regret it!



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