Black Bean Quinoa Burgers

This plant-based burger recipe serves 4.


  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil or coconut oil, plus more for cooking


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees

2. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients using hands or a fork to mash beans and thoroughly mix (this should form a paste-like mixture that is easy to shape into patties)

3. Divide mixture into four equal balls, and form each into a patty between 1/4 and 1/2 inch thick

4. In a medium oven-safe saucepan over high eat, cook patties in 1/2 tablespoon olive oil for 1 minute on each side, or until lightly browned

5. Transfer the saucepan to the oven and bake for 15 minutes

6. Serve patties over fresh greens with desired toppings

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