Vegan Black Bean Quinoa Burgers



Vegan Black Bean Quinoa Burgers

If you’re looking for a delicious and nutritious vegan burger option, these Vegan Black Bean Quinoa Burgers are the perfect choice. Packed with protein, fiber, and flavor, these burgers will satisfy your taste buds and keep you feeling full and satisfied.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup diced bell pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup vegan mayonnaise
  • 4 whole wheat burger buns
  • Lettuce, tomato, and your favorite burger toppings

Instructions

  1. In a food processor, combine the cooked quinoa, black beans, rolled oats, red onion, bell pepper, garlic, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Pulse until the mixture is well combined but still slightly chunky.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and stir in the chopped cilantro and breadcrumbs. Form the mixture into 4 burger patties.
  3. Preheat a grill or stovetop skillet over medium-high heat and lightly grease it with oil. Cook the burgers for 4-5 minutes on each side, or until they are heated through and have grill marks.
  4. While the burgers are cooking, toast the burger buns on the grill or in a toaster until they are lightly browned.
  5. Spread vegan mayonnaise on the bottom half of each bun, then top with lettuce, a burger patty, tomato slices, and any other desired toppings.
  6. Place the top half of the bun on top, and serve your Vegan Black Bean Quinoa Burgers hot.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 burgers

These Vegan Black Bean Quinoa Burgers are a tasty and nutritious alternative to traditional burgers. They’re easy to make and packed with plant-based protein and flavor. Serve them at your next barbecue or weeknight dinner for a satisfying meal that everyone will love.

Nutrition Information (per burger):

Calories: 320

Protein: 12g

Carbohydrates: 50g

Dietary Fiber: 10g

Sugars: 4g

Fat: 8g

Whether you’re a dedicated vegan or just looking to incorporate more plant-based meals into your diet, these Vegan Black Bean Quinoa Burgers are sure to become a favorite. Their hearty texture and savory flavor make them a hit with vegans and non-vegans alike. Try them at your next cookout or weeknight dinner, and enjoy a delicious and satisfying meal.