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Quinoa Black Bean Burger Recipe

  • Author: Chef Cindy
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Burgers 1x
  • Category: Vegan, Gluten-Free
  • Method: Fry
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Black Bean Quinoa Burger Recipe is super easy to make, economical, few ingredients and full of flavor. Great to make in large batches and freeze for future use also. 


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Ingredients

2 cups cooked quinoa

1 tablespoon coconut oil

1 oz shiitake mushrooms, chopped

1/2 cup onion, diced small

8 grape tomatoes, quartered

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 15 ounce can black beans

1 egg equivalent with egg replacer (vegan) or 1 egg

1/2  teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped

2 avocados

1/2 lime, juiced

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped

2 tablespoons coconut oil

micro-greens or chopped kale

1 roasted red peppers, diced

hot pepper sauce *optional

6 burger buns 


Instructions

  1. Cook quinoa according to directions. Prep all ingredients.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoons coconut oil (med-low) in a fry pan and add shiitake mushrooms. In 5 minutes, add onions & garlic. Add tomato when onions are softened and cook an additional 5 minutes.
  3. Place 2 cups quinoa in a medium bowl and mix in the sauté ingredients. Strain beans & rinse. Mash with a fork and then add to the bowl. Blend in egg, salt, and parsley. 
  4. When thoroughly blended, form 6 patties and place on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  5. Heat 2 tablespoons coconut oil in a non-stick pan, and fry the patties approximately 7 minutes per side or bake at 375° for 20 minutes.
  6. Prepare avocado mixture – halve, scoop, mash and blend in cilantro, lime and salt.
  7. Place burgers on a bun and top with avocado mixture, micro-greens, diced roasted red pepper. Optional: hot sauce.

 


Notes

*I recommended using an ice cream scooper to measure out the patties so they are evenly sized – 2 large scoops per patty

Keywords: black bean quinoa burger, quinoa black bean burger gluten-free, vegan black bean burger recipe

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