Recipes

Quinoa and Black Bean Veggie Burgers


December 30, 2015 By:
Prep:
1 hour, 30 minutes
Cook:
30 minutes
Serves:
6
Who says burgers need to be all beef? These flavorful patties pack a protein punch by combining healthy black beans with quinoa. Plus, the patties can be frozen and stored for up to six months!

Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions, set aside to cool.
  2. In a blender or food processor, blend half of the black beans and oats until smooth. Add up to two tablespoons of water if mixture is crumbly.
  3. In a large bowl, combine pureed mixture with remaining beans, quinoa, celery, corn, egg, ketchup, and spices and mix well. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Form chilled bean mixture into 6 patties and arrange on a well-greased baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes, turning once after 10 minutes.
  6. Serve warm on hamburger buns with tomatoes, lettuce, and cheese if desired.