These veggie burgers are easy to make, packed with protein and fiber, and taste delicious! This recipe was inspired by The Simple Veganista website.
- 1 cup quinoa
- 2 cups water
- 2 teaspoons of garlic powder
- 6 teaspoons thyme, divided
- 1-2 teaspoons of paprika
- 1 teaspoon chipotle pepper
- 2 cans of white beans (cannellini, navy, great northern), drained and rinsed, or dried beans, cooked
- 1 cup corn, fresh or frozen
- 1 cup red bell pepper, finely diced
- 1 cup shallot, finely diced
- juice of 2 lemons or 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
- 2/3 cup of oat flour, or flour of choice
- 2 flaxeggs (2 tablespoons of flaxseed meal and 6 tablespoons of water)
- salt and pepper to taste
- Make your flaxeggs and put aside. Turn oven to 450.
- In a pot, bring quinoa, water, garlic powder and 2 teaspoons of thyme to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or when water is gone. Once finished, set aside for 10-15 minutes.
- While quinoa is cooking, mash 1/2 of the beans in a large bowl and leave the rest whole.
- Add your red pepper, corn, and shallot to the large bowl with the beans in it.
- Add quinoa to the bowl, and the rest of the thyme, paprika, lemon juice, flour, flaxeggs, chile powder and salt and pepper. Mix well.
- Make into patties.
- Bake in oven for about 15-20 minutes and then flip to other side for another 15-20 minutes. You can also cook these on the stove top for about 5 minutes each side.
- Serve alone with hummus or mustard, on a salad, or with avocado, mustard or hummus with tomato and greens on choice of bread/bun.
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