Quinoa and Broccoli Burger

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 45 minutes
  • 9 servings

A delicious burger is one of life’s guilty pleasures, but not the first thing that comes to mind when you’re going for a healthy lifestyle. Luckily, now you can try a much healthier type of burger, replacing the usual patty with one made with quinoa, broccoli, and oat flakes. Try it and see that it’s both nutritious and delicious!

Ingredients Needed for Quinoa and Broccoli Burger

1 onion, chopped
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 ounces of broccoli, chopped
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon soy sauce
salt
pepper
1 egg
1 cup quinoa, cooked
⅓ cup cheddar, shredded
¼ cup walnuts, chopped
1.5 ounces of oat flakes
9 burger buns
4 red cabbage leaves
2 tomatoes, sliced
2 cucumbers, sliced

How to Cook Quinoa and Broccoli Burger

  1. Preheat the oven to 360°F/180°C.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add the onion and cook until it turns translucent.
  4. Add the broccoli and season with garlic, oregano, soy sauce, salt, and pepper.
  5. Stir, and cook everything for 2 minutes.
  6. Crack the egg into a bowl and whisk it. Add the cooked quinoa over it. Add Cheddar, walnuts, and oat flakes. Mix until smooth. Add the onion and broccoli mixture and combine all the ingredients.
  7. Use your hands to shape the mixture into 9 burger patties, making them around 2 inches (5 cm) in diameter.
  8. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and place the patties over it.
  9. Cook the quinoa patties for the next 20 minutes.
  10. Now start assembling the burgers: top the bottom bun with red cabbage leaf, 1 quinoa patty, tomato and cucumber slices, then finally top it with the other half of the bun. Make the same for the remaining quinoa patties.
  11. Enjoy!

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