Black Bean Quinoa Burgers

Buying frozen veggie burgers can get expensive and repetitive. Honestly, there aren’t many vegan veggie burgers that are both healthy and tasty. Why not make your own!

black bean quinoa burgers

Ingredients

  • 2 cans of black beans
  • 1 cup of frozen corn
  • Half a large red onion
  • 1 cup of baby spinach
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup of red quinoa
  • 1 cup of rolled oats
  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

Step 1: Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2: Bring a 1.5 cups of water to a pot with the 1 cup of red quinoa. Bring to a boil then immediately to a simmer with the lid on. Cook until water is evaporated and there are little white curls on the grains.

Step 3: Chop red onions and baby spinach then sauté with frozen corn in a pan until red onions are soft but not completely brown.

Step 4: Add black beans into a bowl and mash leaving 1/5 of the beans full.

Step 5: Once quinoa is cooked, add to black beans and mix with the red onions, baby spinach, corn, rolled oats, and all-purpose flour.

Step 6: Mix in seasoning and add more to the burgers depending on how spicy you want them.

Step 7: Once mix is completely combined, form into palm size patties or to the size of your burger buns.

Step 8: Place patties onto a non-stick pan and bake for 15 minutes then flip and bake for another 15 minutes.

Step 9: Enjoy with a your choice of burger toppings or as is!

Eat within a few days of baking or freeze leftovers for a couple weeks but no longer so they don’t dry out.


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