The Best Quinoa Burger

[ 0 ] September 19, 2014 |

The Best Quinoa Burger

Quinoa burgers are a great way to use some leftover cooked quinoa. These little quinoa patties are vegan and gluten-free.

This is the best quinoa burger  recipe that I have tried so far.  Simple to make, these burgers are  crispy and very tasty.

They are healthy and will surely pleased  your kids.

The Best Quinoa Burger

 

The Best Quinoa Burger
 
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 medium sweet potato, diced (1 ½ cups)
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 cup cooked chickpeas
  • ½ small zucchini, grated (1/2 cup)
  • ½ cup carrot, grated
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • 5 Tbs. ground flaxseeds
  • 3 tsp. finely chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. finely chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
Instructions
  1. Bring broth, sweet potato, and quinoa to a boil in saucepan over medium heat. Cover, reduce heat to medium low, and simmer 20 minutes, or until quinoa is tender. Transfer to bowl to cool.
  2. Stir chickpeas, zucchini, carrot, pumpkin seeds, ground flaxseeds, basil, salt, pepper, chili powder, and thyme into quinoa mixture, mashing chickpeas and sweet potato but leaving some chunks. Shape mixture into 8 patties.
  3. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  4. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Cook patties 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until lightly golden brown. Remove from heat, place on baking sheet, and bake 15 minutes, turning once.

Adapted from Vegetarian Times Magazine.
Marie Poulin
Marie Poulin is a passionate food blogger and professional personal chef who enjoys sharing her healthy, inventive, recipes. You can find her on social media and subscribe to her blog to receive instant blog updates and receive a free ebook, Tasty Quinoa Recipes!

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Category: Main Dishes, Vegan, Vegetarian

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