Quinoa and Black Bean Burgers

Quinoa and Black Bean Burgers

Are you looking for a delicious and healthy vegan recipe? Look no further! These Quinoa and Black Bean Burgers are packed with protein and flavor, making them a perfect choice for anyone following a vegan diet. Not only are they easy to make, but they are also incredibly satisfying. Get ready to sink your teeth into a mouthwatering burger that will leave you wanting more!

Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Servings
15 mins 30 mins 45 mins 4 servings


  • 1 cup cooked quinoa (185g)
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed (15 oz)
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs (60g)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion (30g)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped bell pepper (30g)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed mixed with 3 tablespoons water (or use 1 egg if not vegan)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Olive oil, for cooking

Cooking Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, mash the black beans with a fork until they are mostly mashed but still have some whole beans remaining.
  2. Add the cooked quinoa, breadcrumbs, red onion, bell pepper, garlic, cilantro, flaxseed mixture (or egg), cumin, smoked paprika, salt, and black pepper to the bowl. Mix everything together until well combined.
  3. Shape the mixture into patties, about 1/2 inch thick. This recipe should make about 4 patties.
  4. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add the patties to the skillet. Cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until they are golden brown and crispy.
  5. Remove the patties from the skillet and let them cool slightly before serving.
  6. Serve the Quinoa and Black Bean Burgers on your favorite burger buns, topped with your choice of condiments and vegetables. Enjoy!

Serving Suggestions

These Quinoa and Black Bean Burgers are perfect for a vegan barbecue, a quick weeknight dinner, or even for meal prep. Serve them with a side of sweet potato fries or a fresh green salad for a complete and satisfying meal. You can also customize your burgers with avocado slices, tomato, lettuce, and your favorite vegan sauce. Get creative and enjoy this delicious and nutritious vegan burger!

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