White Bean & Quinoa Veggie Burger

This Latin flavored White Bean & Quinoa Veggie burger is packed with spices and herbs topped with sautéed mushrooms & Jalapeño and lathered in Peruvian green sauce . These easy homemade burgers are the perfect combination of savory & spice and come together in just 30 minutes!

Add this White Bean & Quinoa Veggie burger to your Memorial Day celebration, it is also perfect for those busy weeknights!!

White Bean & Quinoa Veggie Burger

Course: MainCuisine: Mexican, Latin
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

35

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup cooked Quinoa

  • 1 can of white beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 Jalepeno

  • 5 cloves of garlic

  • ½ cup of basil

  • ½ cup of cilantro

  • 1 small orange Bell Pepper, finely diced

  • ½ cup shallot, finely diced

  • 1 large boiled & mashed potato

  • ½ cup bread crumbs

  • 2 tsp. of Cumin powder

  • 2 tsp. of Cayenne Pepper

  • 2 tsp. of Paprika

  • 1 tsp. Adobo Seasoning

  • 2 tsp. lime juice

  • Salt & Pepper as per taste

  • To Serve:
  • Peruvian Green Sauce

  • Roasted mushrooms & Jalapeño

  • tomato, sliced

  • leafy greens

  • red onion, sliced

  • burger buns of choice

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Finely diced shallot and bell pepper into small pieces.
  • Rinse and dry white beans . Once dried transfer them to a food processor with the garlic, herbs and jalapeno.
  • Pulse until everything is minced but not puree. In between pulsing, scrape down the sides if necessary.
  • Transfer mixture to bowl and add shallots, bell peppers, cooked quinoa, mashed potatoes, breadcrumbs and all the spices. Season to taste with salt, pepper and more of the other spices.
  • Use your hands to form 8-10 even patties about ½ inch thick. Place on a plate, cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 20-30 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a wide nonstick pan. Spread evenly and then place patties without overcrowding. You can cook them in batches. Cook for 3 to 4 mins on each side.
  • Serve on bun or bed of leafy greens with choice of toppings! Then top it off with my Green Peruvian Sauce!! Trust me you’ll love it!!

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