GF Quinoa Black Bean Burgers

2015-01-25-001-2015-01-25-014

Quinoa Black Bean burgers are a tasty was to make something easy and stay healthy doing it. Quinoa is a great source of:

-Protein
-high in Fiber
-Iron
-Lysine
-Magnesium

Studies are also showing that quinoa can have anti-inflammatory benefits, help to lower cholesterol and help to reduce allergies because it contains a phytonutrient called Quercetin.

Try this easy, healthy, great tasting recipe…

Per serving (1 burger): 235 calories, 5g fat, 11g fiber, 10g protein
These super-healthy patties make a mouthwatering, protein-rich vegetarian alternative to hamburgers. Serve them up on a whole-wheat bun with garlic lemon mayo, fresh raw spinach, sliced tomato, and caramelized onions for a lunch or dinner hit.

Ingredients:
1 15-oz. can black beans, well-drained
¾ cup cooked quinoa
¼ cup finely diced bell pepper
2 tbsp very finely chopped onion
½ cup GF breadcrumbs
1 large clove minced garlic
½ tbsp cumin
½ tsp salt
1 tsp hot sauce
1 egg
3 tbsp olive oil

Directions:
Roughly mash black beans with a fork (there should be some whole blacks beans left in a sort of paste). Stir in quinoa, pepper, onion, GF breadcrumbs and garlic. Stir in seasonings. Stir in egg. Form into 5 patties. Bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes, flipping half way. Serve on a bun and add your favorite toppings.

Makes 5 servings

Recipe provided by Leslie Merritt of Down Home City Sisters

Tags: , , ,

Related Posts

by
Ditch the Diet Live the Lifestyle
Previous Post Next Post

Comments

  1. Nice post with yummy mouth-watering burger recipe. Thanks for sharing with us.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

13 shares
Facebook
Twitter
INSTAGRAM
PINTEREST
Google+
RSS

Hi, I’m Kirsten

Kirsten is a Registered Dietician in training and a Gluten Free Nutrition Consultant. She has a Bachelors from Illinois State and is working on her Masters in Nutrition at Metropolitan State University in Denver, CO. After graduation she will continue her clinical training and Registered Dietician certification.

Her goal is to provide a path for healthy living to individuals who are seeking a tailored made lifestyle specific to them another needs. Kirsten believes that everyone is different and no one diet can work for everyone, which is why fad diets rarely work for the long haul.

Kirsten also works to make the lives easier and healthier for those with Celiac disease through education and specific tools that have helped her navigate celiac and the gluten free lifestyle maze.

Living the gluten free lifestyle is not an easy one and can be very overwhelming: from testing to grocery shopping, to eating out and deglutening your own household, I am here to walk you through the process from beginning to end. With tips, tricks, humor, healthy recipes and sometimes just an understanding ear, I will guide you seamlessly through.

I was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2010, so I understand completely the trials and tribulations of living the gluten free lifestyle. Please contact me for more information @ glutenfreegal1@gmail.com

 

 

Subscribe Today for Free Healthly Living Tips

Find More Following GlutenFreeGal

%d bloggers like this: