Quinoa Veggie Burger

March/April 2013

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This quinoa veggie burger recipe is a meat-lover’s burger: toasted pecans, mushrooms, Cheddar cheese, fresh herbs and red quinoa pack this vegetarian burger full of delicious flavor. Red quinoa, which you can generally find in stores where white quinoa is sold, gives the quinoa veggie burgers the perfect color. If you can only find white quinoa, that’s fine too. These quinoa veggie burger patties hold together well for freezing, making for a quick and easy meal. Defrost overnight in the refrigerator before cooking. Serve with your favorite burger garnishes. (Adapted from “Quinoa Revolution” by Patricia Green and Carolyn Hemming; Pintail Books, 2012.)

Quinoa Veggie Burger

11 Reviews for Quinoa Veggie Burger

Good flavor

I liked that this recipe was baked, not fried up in a pan. I followed the recipe exactly. My kids all commented on how good the recipe smelled as I was making it. The white button mushrooms were very flavorful without overwhelming. My only complaint is that the patties are hard to form. I used nonstick spray but they still stuck to the cookie sheet a bit. Once baked the patties did hold together more than they seemed like they were going to. I'd make them again for vegetarians.

Good mushroom flavor, Baked makes them healthier
best veggie burgers I've made so far

I'm going to try this with regular (i.e., not red) quinoa, in the hope that they will be less dry and crumbly. But they're really good as is. Also, leaving the cheese out to make them parve did not significantly affect the flavor or texture.

tasty, held together

Good flavor, I love using duxelles for beefy flavor and I think that is why this recipe was so successful. I usually don't put cheese inside burgers, but the burnt cheese also added great flavor. Loved it!

Flavorful, crunchy
Dry and Crumbly

I followed the recipe to a tee. It was very bland. Very dry. I eat and make a lot of veggie burgers and this was not tasty at all.

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Anonymous wrote 10 weeks 3 days ago

I would try using vegetarian

I would try using vegetarian broth (such as Better Than Bouillon Vegetable, Mushroom, or Not Beef Base) in place of water to help increase the flavor.

Very tasty

It was really delicous burger recipe, but i would like to know, how can u replace egg?

Easy to make
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Anonymous wrote 1 year 1 week ago

Flaxseed meal, 1tbsp flax+3

Flaxseed meal, 1tbsp flax+3 tbsp warm water

Anonymous wrote 1 year 5 weeks ago

Use tofu.

Use tofu.

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