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If you've never been keen on quinoa, this cheesy burger may convert you. Satisfy your burger cravings with this cheesy quinoa burger.

Cheesy Quinoa Burger


  • For the burger:

  • 2 cups red quinoa, cooked in vegetable broth

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/2 cup mashed sweet potato

  • 1/2 cup canned black beans

  • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1/3 cup scallions, thinly sliced

  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

  • 2 teaspoons cayenne powder

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Olive oil for the pan

  • For the rest:

  • Spicy mayo

  • Thinly sliced red onion

  • Baby arugula

  • Toasted buns


  1. In a bowl, combine all burger ingredients, except the mozzarella. Divide the mixture evenly, form patties, and then chill for at least 15 minutes.

  2. Heat olive oil on a skillet on medium heat. Add a few patties at a time, and cook for about 5 minutes on each side. Once golden brown and crispy, place on toasted buns. Top with hot sauce, mayo, arugula, and red onion.

Cheesy Quinoa Burger




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