New York's Shake Shack Adds Vegan Burger To the Menu

The burger will feature a rice, beet, and bean based patty
Shake Shack is hopping on the vegan bandwagon with a number of other fast food chains (Photo: Instagram)

Popular US fast food chain Shake Shack will roll out an easy-to-veganize burger at select New York locations, starting next week.

The Veggie Shack

The new burger - which the chain is calling The Veggie Shack - features a plant-based patty made from ingredients like black beans, rice, and beets.

Toppings include a vegan 'mustard mayo', lettuce, onions, pickles, and cheese - which can be removed to keep the burger fully vegan.

Shake Shack New York
The new burger will become available from April 19

On trend

With this move, Shake Shack joins a number of other fast food and casual dining chains to debut vegan options in recent years, including TGI Fridays, White Castle, McDonald's, and Red Robin.

The new burger will be available to consumers from April 19, at select locations throughout New York.

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