Veggie Burger

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Last night I made my very first veggie burger. They tasted oh so delicious! They were quick and easy to make so I expect to make these tasty burgers often.

Kidney Bean and Quinoa Veggie Burger is a great plant-based option for vegans.

These burgers do not taste like your typical fast food but if you are choosing not to eat meat you can whip these up quickly and have a pretty good burger.

Kidney Bean and Quinoa Veggie Burger

If you’ve been eating store-bought veggie burgers you may have noticed some of the mystery ingredients in those. The craziest thing in the burger is quinoa and I think we can agree that it’s good for you.  If you’d like to try your hand at making your own veggie burger try these.

Bean Burger

Red Bean & Quinoa Veggie Burger

Red Bean and Quinoa Veggie Burger
Recipe type: Burger
  • 1 15 oz. can of Red Kidney Beans, drained and rinsed
  • ⅓ cup cooked quinoa
  • ⅛ cup onion, diced
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. tomato sauce
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mash the beans or puree them in the blender or food processor.
  3. Mix the beans, quinoa and diced onion together.
  4. Add in all the spices, feel free to try other combinations.
  5. Add in the tomato sauce and mix everything together.
  6. Form patties with your hands and cook on a cookie sheet.
  7. Bake patties in the oven for 12-15 minutes then flip and cook on the other side for 12-15 more minutes.


Bean Burger with Guacamole

Serve these burgers on a whole grain bun with all of your favorite burger fixings. Pile on the lettuce, tomato, pickles, onions, mustard, and even guacamole as pictured above.

Enjoy this with Sweet and Tangy Pasta Salad or add this Chili for a Chili Burger!

Photos by Melodee Fiske of mlfotography

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  1. This sounds great! I am not vegetarian, nor do I plan on it, but I am looking to make the switch occasionally and stop eating so much meat. Thanks for the great recipes!

  2. Sherry wilson says:

    They are contaminating the food with hormones, steroids, etc…and have been for decades. They feed grinded up meat to the same animals as well as not properly caring for them which causes them to have infections that they bust open while chopping up the meat in the facilities then place another dead animal in the same pus infected area then sell it to consumers who end up with cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid disease, etc…we have to stop letting them hurt our children!!! Milk is not good for them..nor is the eggs and meat they feed our kids at school. It’s all about MAKING MONEY, LOWERING THE POPULATION, and GOD KNOWS WHAT ELSE!! STOP SUPPORTING EVIL!! MAKE A STAND!! PROTEST…STOP GIVING THEM MONEY TO HURT YOU AND YOUR FAMILIES. BRING BACK GOOD HONEST FARMERS WHO LOVED AND CARED FOR WHAT THEY DID. United we stand!!

    • Heidi Pafford says:

      I totally agree! There is also so much processed food in the stores that I feel it is being forced upon the public to eat it! It is so cheap to buy that many people can’t afford to feed their families good healthy food!! I have watched so many of my family members and friends die from cancer, heart disease and diabetes brought on by processed food, sugar, and other chemicals in our food that it makes me sad to think about it.

  3. Dominique G says:

    I have a knack for creating meatless patty combinations. This is one combination that I haven’t considered before. I can’t wait to try it out tomorrow. Thank you for sharing!

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