Crispy Quinoa & Black Bean Burgers

Crispy Quinoa & Black Bean Burgers

Picture yourself on a sunny afternoon, craving a delicious and wholesome meal that satisfies your taste buds and nourishes your body. That’s where our Crispy Quinoa & Black Bean Burgers come in. These mouthwatering burgers are a perfect marriage of flavors and textures, combining the nutty richness of quinoa with the hearty goodness of black beans. Whether you’re a committed vegetarian or simply looking to add more plant-based options to your diet, this recipe is a must-try.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mash the black beans until mostly smooth.
  2. Add the cooked quinoa, chopped red onion, minced garlic, breadcrumbs, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper, and chopped cilantro. Mix well.
  3. Stir in the beaten eggs, ensuring all ingredients are thoroughly combined.
  4. Shape the mixture into burger patties of your desired size.
  5. In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Cook the burgers until golden brown and crispy on both sides, about 4-5 minutes per side.
  6. Serve the burgers on your favorite buns with your preferred toppings and condiments.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Crispy Quinoa & Black Bean Burgers are a delightful combination of quinoa, black beans, and flavorful spices, pan-fried to perfection.

Nutrition information: Calories: 280, Total Fat: 10g, Carbs: 35g, Protein: 12g

Imagine savoring each bite of these burgersβ€”the satisfying crunch on the outside and the tender, savory center bursting with wholesome goodness. These burgers aren’t just food; they’re a celebration of taste and health. From gatherings with friends to solo indulgence, our Crispy Quinoa & Black Bean Burgers will always bring a smile to your face and a contented feeling to your stomach. So, gather your ingredients, let the aroma fill your kitchen, and get ready to embark on a culinary journey that’s as exciting as it is delicious.