Quinoa Burgers

Meals based on Vol. 1 - NOURISHED - REBIRTH | Spring 2014

Perfect for barbecues and weekday meals. Most of the ingredients can be made ahead and assembled for the meal. For a complete gluten free meal, serve these vegetarian burgers sandwiched between chickpea burger buns

PHOTO: Asha  RECIPE: Asha

Vegetarian Quinoa Burgers

Vegetarian Quinoa Burgers

Servings: 8 patties | Prep Time: 5 mins | Cook Time: 30-40 mins


INGREDIENTS

1 cup uncooked quinoa

2 cloves of garlic, minced

1 small onion, diced fine

2-3 new potatoes, diced to 1/2 inch cubes

1 carrot grated

1/3 cup crumble aged cheese such as Feta 

2 T Dijon mustard

1 cup vegetable stock + 2 cups of water

1/4 cup coconut flour for coating

Salt, pepper and oil as needed

DIRECTIONS

  1. Cook quinoa with garlic and liquids until tender (~20 mins).
  2. Meanwhile drizzle oil on the potatoes and onion, season with salt and pepper and roast until cooked ( ~15 mins).
  3. When everything is cooked, mix together all the remaining ingredients and set aside for 5 mins to firm up.
  4. Divide the mixture into 8 portions and using your palms create patties.
  5. If you find that mixture is too loose to form the patties, add coconut flour or other gluten free (or regular) flour 1 tablespoon at a time.
  6. Heat oil in skillet. Coat both sides of the patty in coconut flour and sear.