Delicious Quinoa Black Bean Burgers Recipe

Quinoa Black Bean Burgers are not only delicious, but they also freeze and reheat like a dream! 

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Let’s make quinoa black bean burgers!

Let’s make Delicious Quinoa Black Bean Burgers Recipe

Double your recipe and throw some in the freezer as a backup dinner plan when the school year gets hectic!

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Yummy Quinoa Black Bean Burgers recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup quinoa
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup minced yellow bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

Directions to make Quinoa Black Bean Burgers recipe

Step 1

Bring the quinoa and water to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the quinoa is tender and the water has been absorbed about 15 to 20 minutes.

Step 2

Roughly mash the black beans with a fork leaving some whole black beans in a paste-like mixture.

Step 3

Mix the quinoa, bread crumbs, bell pepper, onion, garlic, cumin, salt, hot pepper sauce, and egg into the black beans using your hands.

Step 4

Form the black bean mixture into 5 patties.

Step 5

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet. Cook the patties in the hot oil until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

Step 6

Serve with whole wheat burger buns or a romaine lettuce wrap and fixings.

Yield: 12 patties

Delicious Quinoa Black Bean Burgers Recipe

Delicious Quinoa Black Bean Burgers Recipe

Have ready-to-cook burger patties right in your fridge when you make this amazing quinoa black bean burgers recipe. You can make this advance, especially when the busy school days come!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup quinoa
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup minced yellow bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

  1. Bring the quinoa and water to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the quinoa is tender and the water has been absorbed, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Roughly mash the black beans with a fork leaving some whole black beans in a paste-like mixture.
  3. Mix the quinoa, bread crumbs, bell pepper, onion, garlic, cumin, salt, hot pepper sauce, and egg into the black beans using your hands.
  4. Form the black bean mixture into 5 patties.
  5. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet.
  6. Cook the patties in the hot oil until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  7. Serve with whole wheat burger buns or a romaine lettuce wrap and fixings.

Have you tried our delicious quinoa black bean burgers recipe? How did it turn out?