Quinoa & Black Bean Burgers

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"From our Sunday newspaper The Sunday Times. Times are estimated and do not include 2 x 30 minutes chilling times."

Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (134.6 g)
  • Calories 327.5
  • Total Fat - 2.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 11 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 59.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 12.7 g
  • Sugars - 3.1 g
  • Protein - 18.4 g
  • Calcium - 100.1 mg
  • Iron - 4.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.7 mg

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 220C.

Step 2

Place the onion ad garlic in a frying pan over medium heat with a drizzle of oil and cook for 5 to 10 minutes, until soft and then add the spices and cook for a further 1 minute, then set aside to cool.

Step 3

Place the mushrooms in a baking tray with 1 tablespoon oil, season and roast for 10 to 15 minutes until golden and then set aside to cool.

Step 4

Meanwhile place the quinoa in a pan over medium heat and cover with 250ml boiled water and return to the boil and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes and then set aside to cool.

Step 5

Place all the ingredients in a food processor, discarding excess liquid from the mushrooms and mix until smooth, then cool in the fridge for 30 minutes.

Step 6

Use a large spoon to scoop out the mixture and flatten it into patties of 8cm across, then return to the fridge for 30 minutes to firm up for flipping.

Step 7

Place a frying pan over medium heat, drizzle with oil and cook the burgers for 5 minutes each side and serve on a bread roll with fillings of your choice.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.