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Quinoa and Black Bean Burgers

Quinoa and Black Bean Burgers

Are you looking for a delicious and nutritious vegetarian option for your next meal? Look no further than these flavorful Quinoa and Black Bean Burgers! Packed with protein and fiber, these burgers are not only good for you, but they also taste amazing. Whether you're a vegetarian or just looking to switch up your burger game, these Quinoa and Black Bean Burgers are sure to satisfy your taste buds.

Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Servings
15 mins 25 mins 40 mins 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa (185g)
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained (15 oz or 425g)
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs (60g)
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion (35g)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (15g)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Burger buns and toppings of your choice

Cooking Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, mash the black beans with a fork or potato masher until they are mostly mashed but still have some texture.
  2. Add the cooked quinoa, bread crumbs, red onion, cilantro, minced garlic, cumin, chili powder, salt, and black pepper to the bowl. Mix well until all the ingredients are evenly combined.
  3. Divide the mixture into four equal portions. Shape each portion into a patty, making sure to press it firmly so it holds together during cooking.
  4. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Place the quinoa and black bean patties in the skillet and cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until they are golden brown and crispy.
  5. Once cooked, remove the patties from the skillet and let them cool slightly. Serve the burgers on buns with your favorite toppings such as lettuce, tomato, avocado, or mayo.
  6. Enjoy your homemade Quinoa and Black Bean Burgers!

Serving Suggestions

These Quinoa and Black Bean Burgers are incredibly versatile and can be enjoyed in various ways. Here are a few serving suggestions:

  • Serve the burgers on whole wheat buns for a healthier option.
  • Top the burgers with sliced cheese for an extra indulgence.
  • Pair the burgers with a side of sweet potato fries or a refreshing salad.
  • These burgers are perfect for backyard barbecues, picnics, or even as a weekday dinner option.

No matter how you choose to enjoy them, these Quinoa and Black Bean Burgers are sure to be a hit with vegetarians and meat-lovers alike. Give this recipe a try and discover a new favorite burger option!

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