Quinoa Veggie Burgers

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Prep Time30minutes
Cook Time15minutes
Passive Time
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Nutrition Facts
Quinoa Veggie Burgers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 244 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 1%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.3g
Sodium 420mg 18%
Potassium 433mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 45g 15%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugars 7g
Protein 10g 20%
Vitamin A 92%
Vitamin C 71%
Calcium 7%
Iron 19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

I like to try and invent a variety of veggie burgers and these seriously are amazing. Most veggie burgers have cooked peas and corn, which are two of my least favorite veggies. I prefer broccoli and sweet potato so that’s what I put in this recipe.

You can always bake them in the oven but I prefer the crispy texture that comes from pan-frying or grilling. If you want to bake, I would recommend coating the burgers in cornmeal first.

I used Cajun Seasoning for a little bit of heat but you can substitute hot sauce or eliminate it altogether. These burgers are gluten-free but if you want them to hold together better, add 1/2 cup of bread crumbs.

Burgers can be made ahead and frozen.

ENJOY!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Red Quinoa, cooked
  • 1 tsp. Reduced Sodium, Better Than Bouillon
  • 14 oz. garbanzo beans rinsed & drained
  • 1 cup broccoli cooked
  • 1 cup Sweet Potato, cooked
  • 1/2 large red onion
  • 1/2 large green pepper
  • 1 tsp. garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Cajun Seasoning, or hot sauce (optional)
  • 2 Tbl. cilantro leaves
  • 1 Tbl. Black Sesame Seeds, or regular sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Cook Quinoa in water, according to package directions, along with Reduced Sodium Better Than Bouillon
  2. In a food processor combine all ingredients and pulse until mixed. Be careful not to overprocess.
  3. Form into 8 individual patties and place on foil-lined baking sheet. Freeze for 30 minutes.
  4. Heat 1 Tbl. Olive Oil in frying pan and cook, 5 minutes per side.
  5. Serve with condiments of choice.

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My family heritage is Italian and French so needless to say, I love preparing meals for family, friends and anyone with an appetite and the openness to try something new.

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