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Quinoa Burger

This vegan quinoa burger is very simple, healthful and packed with protein. There is no food-processor required plus it comes together fast in one-bowl.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Quinoa Burger
Servings: 4
Calories: 231kcal
Author: Kayla

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 15 oz can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 3 oz tomato paste
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • cup water
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • burger buns and toppings of choice

Instructions

  • In a small-pot, cook the quinoa with water and add salt to taste. Bring a boil, cover and simmer for 14 minutes. Uncover and fluff with a fork.
  • In a big bowl, add the rinsed black beans and mash the bean completely using a fork or potato masher.
  • Add the cooked quinoa into the black beans, add the tomato paste, all of the seasoning and the breadcrumbs. Form 4-patties.
  • Heat olive oil in a grill-pan, set the quinoa burgers at the pan and fry over moderate heat for 4 minutes each side.
  • Build a hamburger with your favourite buns and toppings.