Vegan Dominican Chimi Burger

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Growing up in Brooklyn meant I had access to yummy latin food on almost every corner! The options were endless and available at almost any time of the day or night. To this day, it’s still one of the biggest things I miss about living in Brooklyn. Now at home, Franklyn and I do cook primarily traditional latino recipes with a mix of our heritages, with his being Dominican and mine being Puerto Rican. For the most part it’s rice, beans and some type of meat and salad, but for special occasions we do try to mix things up a little. One of my husbands favorite is a Chimi (a dominican Burger). It’s definitely an indulgence and not something we make often. However, ever since I discovered MorningStar Farms® Grillers® Original Burgers that I buy at Walmart, it’s given us a good excuse to make a vegan chimi dominican burger more often, which is obviously a healthier option.

All MorningStar Farms® products are a great option for Lent at a low cost perfect for feeding a large family like mine! One bag of the Grillers was less than six bucks and fed us all, now that’s impressive! Not only are MorningStar products wallet friendly, but they also a great solution for busy families just like mine. Grilling a burger to make a Chimi would have taken a lot more than the one minute the MorningStar Farms® Grillers® Original Burgers take to heat up in the microwave (even my older kids can make them). That’s a super easy way to substitute meat for breakfast, lunch or dinner during Lent season. We even buy MorningStar Farms® Original Sausage Patties and make a vegan version of the traditional dominican dish tres golpe (eggs with a side of fried salami, mangú, and queso frito).

Normally, Franklyn and I would stop at a local Chimi truck right on Myrtle Ave in Brooklyn after a night of dancing (gosh I miss those days) and ate them right there while some type of merengue or bachata would be blasting from someone’s car. The secret to these Chimi’s is all in the sauce, which consists of ketchup, mayonnaise and a dash of worcestershire sauce. There’s lots and lots of different ways and ingredients that you can make the chimi sauce with but we keep ours simple. You have to taste it to truly appreciate how delicious it is topped on a chimi! I’ve since then traded my nights out dancing for popping milk bottles at home with Olivia and Joseph, but I’ve still managed to sneak in those yummy Chimi’s, only a healthier version! See the super easy steps below.


MorningStar Farms® Grillers® Original Burgers I bought them at Walmart
Fresh bread rolls
1/2 cup of ketchup
1/2 cup of mayonnaise
1 red onion
Salt & pepper
1 1/2 tablespoons of vegan worcestershire sauce


Sauce: Combine ketchup, mayonnaise, worcestershire sauce and mix.

Toast your buns. **We toast them in a frying pan with spray butter.

Throw your MorningStar Grillers in the microwave for 1 minute. **We add a touch of salt and pepper to them but they taste just as good without it.

Add your griller on top of bun, add cabbage, onions and tomato.

Top with chimi sauce and enjoy!

All totaled, my vegan chimi Dominican burger takes less than five minutes to make and is perfect during Lent season. It’s great for when you want a easy to make vegan cuisine but are tight on time and it would even make a great lunch for guest!

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Written by Jasmine Anderson

Jasmine Anderson

Stylish Cravings is the personal lifestyle blog of Jasmine Anderson also founder of We cover everything from style, DIY’s, shopping tips, recipes we love and daily tidbits on life with 5 boys.

About Jasmine Anderson

Stylish Cravings is the personal lifestyle blog of Jasmine Anderson also founder of We cover everything from style, DIY's, shopping tips, recipes we love and daily tidbits on life with 5 boys.

11 Responses to Vegan Dominican Chimi Burger

  1. Scott says:

    We regularly mix ketchup & mayo, but never thought to add Worcestershire sauce. Going to try it on our next homemade burgers!

  2. Milena says:

    My son is a vegetarian so Morningstar Farms is a staple in my house! I’ll have to see if he’d like to try this sauce! Yum!
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  3. Jesenia says:

    Now I’m in the mood for a Chimi Burger! 🙂 What a fun and delicious recipe, thanks for sharing! ~ client

  4. Rebecca Bryant says:

    Now I want a burger. I love my morning star and love fixing them up with great toppings.

  5. Ashley says:

    I normally don’t think vegan looks good but this recipe looks delicious. I wouldn’t have thought it was vegan if you hadn’t told me!
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  6. That looks like a nice little meal to have. I could definitely go for one of those sandwiches.

  7. Wow, this sounds delicious, even if you’re not vegan! I’m going to have to try this with my husband, who’s a vegetarian.
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  8. Paula Atwell says:

    I like this recipe, but would probably make it with a meat burger. I admit that I am not a fan of veggie burgers. The entire ensemble does look delicious.

  9. Kristin says:

    Mmmm this looks mighty tasty! We’ve been having way more meatless meals than not these days!

  10. I need to try this! We are newly vegan and learning our ways around the kitchen as vegans can be tricky!



  11. MaryAnne says:

    Fist time I see that brand, it looks so yummy, want to bit it right now, si hungry! LOL

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