If you're looking for a great veggie burger, look no further than this quinoa and black bean burger.Ingredients
Burger buns (if wanted, or use lettuce)
½ cup quinoa
1 cup water
2 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed and drained
1 large egg
¼ cup salsa
¼ cup cornmeal
1 teaspoon chili powder
½ teaspoon cumin
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
9 iceberg lettuce leaves (in the burger or use as wraps)
9 tablespoons salsa
1 large avocado, sliced into 9 slices
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook dried quinoa in water according to package directions.
Puree 1 can black beans, ¼ cup salsa and egg in a blender or food processor until smooth.
Pour cooked quinoa in a medium bowl; add pureed beans, remaining 1 can black beans, cornmeal, chili powder, cumin and cayenne pepper and mix together until well blended.
Form bean mixture into nine, ½-inch thick patties.
Coat a large skillet or grill pan with cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Add black bean patties and grill about 2-3 minutes per side, until slightly brown.
Serve each black bean burger in lettuce wrap topped with 1 tablespoon salsa and an avocado slice.
MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Confirm all ingredients are gluten-free and this recipe can be made gluten-free.
- Serving Size
- 1 burger
- Calories 170
- Suagar 3g
- Carbohydrate 26g
- Dietary Fiber 8g
- Protein 8g
- Cholesterol 20mg
- Fat 4.5g
- Sodium 215mg
- Saturated Fat .8g
- Potassium 445mg