black bean and quinoa burgers

Black Bean and Quinoa Burgers

black bean and quinoa burgers

Black Bean and Quinoa Burgers are a great meal for Vegetarians, those looking to cut calories and keep up the variety, and for runners looking to get a burger fix on a shorter run day!

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups cooked Quinoa
  • 1 can Black Beans
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp sriracha if you like spice
  • avocado
  • Low Fat Pepper Jack Cheese
  • Coconut Oil

Prep:

  • Combine all Quinoa, black beans, egg, mustard, garlic, cumin, and sriracha in a mixing bowl.
  • Pat into patties.  Should make 4-6.
  • Cook patties 90 seconds per side in a skillet pan on high coated in coconut oil.
  • Transfer into over and cook at 400 degrees for 10 min
  • Flip over and add pepperjack cheese return to over for 5 min or until cheese melts.
  • Mash avocado with 1/2 tsp salt and lime juice or cut into slices to put on top of burgers

1 Serving has 444 calories, 24.6g fat, 55g carbs, 14g fiber, and 14g Protein.  For those not counting calories feel free to add a bun.  1/2 an avocado adds 161 calories, but remember it also packs some awesome vitamins and is a great source of polyunsaturated fats, one of the good fats that helps fight high cholesterol!

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