Southwest Quinoa Burgers

April 18, 2023

Southwest Quinoa Burgers

The most delicious #vegan & #glutenfree ✨BLACK BEAN QUINOA BURGERS✨ filled with tons of flavor and even added veggies! The best part is these burgers are only 7 INGREDIENTS and can be baked or pan-fried for a delicious healthy dinner.
Course Main Course


  • 1 can 15 oz black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup 🌽
  • ¾ cup cooked quinoa about ¼ cup dried quinoa
  • ½ cup shredded 🥕
  • ¼-½ cup almond flour I use ½ cup
  • 1 flax egg or regular 🥚
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  • Cook the ¼ cup dried quinoa according to package instructions and make the flax egg.
  • While the quinoa is cooking, add the black beans to a bowl and mash until completely smooth. It’s okay to leave a few black beans whole, but most should be mashed into a thick paste.
  • Once the black beans are mashed, add in the rest of the ingredients.
  • Mix together until the burger mixture is cohesive. The burger mixture should be moist but not too sticky or too dry. If too wet, add in up to ½ cup almond flour and if too dry add in 1 Tbsp of almond milk or water.
  • The burger patties will be semi sticky and should not be dry.
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Next, scoop out a ½ cup of the mixture, roll it into a ball, then pat into a patty that is 1-inch in height.
  • Add the patties to the baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for 20-22 minutes. Don’t overcook the patties or they will be get dried out.
  • Remove the patties from the oven and add to a burger with your favorite toppings.
  • Enjoy!