Quinoa Black Bean Burgers

Quinoa Black Bean Burgers

  • Servings: 2-4
  • Difficulty: medium
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  • 1 can (15oz) black beans
  • 1/4 cup quinoa
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, minced
  • 2 jalapenos, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Bring quinoa and water to a boil in a saucepan. Cover and simmer until quinoa is tender and water is absorbed (approximately 15-20 minutes).
  2. Mash black beans with a fork into a past like mixture.
  3. Mix the quinoa, bread crumbs, bell pepper, jalapenos, onion, garlic, hot sauce, and egg into black beans.
  4. Form black bean mixture into approximately 5 patties.
  5. Heat oil in large skillet and cook the patties until heated through, only about 2-3 minutes per side.
  6. Top with your favorites; for example fantastic with avocado, tomato, and alfalfa sprouts.

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