Blue-Cheese, Buffalo + Quinoa Burgers

Quinoa Burger

Blue-Cheese, Buffalo + Quinoa Burger

Ingredient List:

2 C cooked quinoa

3/4 C panko or breadcrumbs

1 can white beans (I used Great Northern) drained, rinsed and smashed

1 egg

1/4 buffalo sauce (I use Frank’s)

1/2  C blue cheese crumbles

Sea salt

Black pepper

Olive oil

Method:

In a large mixing bowl combine first 5 ingredients until thoroughly combined

Stir in blue cheese

Add 1 tsp sea salt and pepper

Form into patties (6)

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium

Fry patties on each side until golden brown, about 4 minutes per side

I served mine on a brioche bun with fried leeks, onions, pickles + avocado

Enjoy!

Spicy Black Bean Burgers with Gaucamole

Spicy Black Bean Burgers with Gaucamole

What you’ll need:

1 can of black beans (rinsed very well and drained) mashed
1/2 large white onion or a whole small-medium onion
1/2 green bell pepper (de-veined and seeded) chopped
1 jalepeno (de-veined and seeded) chopped very finely
1 garlic clove chopped very finely
1/2 C of bread cumbs (un flavored)
1 large egg
1 TBSP of chilli powder
1/2 TBSP corriander
1/2 TSP cayenne pepper
1 TSP red pepper flakes
1 TBSP of your favorite hot sauce
1 batch of fresh guacamole (you can find my recipe in an older blog post)
Your favorite bun (I like whole wheat large rolls I find at my local Smith’s)
Your favorite condiments ( I used Frank’s spicy hot wing sauce)
Onion crisps (fried leeks would be great too)

What you do:

Preheat oven to 375 (you could also grill these)

Take the mashed black beans and add the onions, jalepeno and bell pepper

In a seperate bowl combine the egg, hot sauce and all seasonings

Add the egg mixture to the black beans

Combine thouroghly

Add the bread crumbs

Combine thouroghly

Divide the mixture into 4 equal sections

Form each of the sections into patties

Place patties on a lined, greased baking sheet

Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes per side until crispy on both sides

Cut rolls/buns, add patty, sauce, guacamole and onion crips

Enjoy!!!