Quinoa Burgers

From The Culinary Couple | Source Rueben's Burger Bistro

Makes 6 burgers.


  • 1/4 cup red quinoa
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 -  14 oz cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup roasted red peppers, diced
  • 1/2 cup cooked corn
  • 1 can chipotle pepper, drained and diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs


  1. Combine quinoa and broth in a saucepan, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until quinoa is tender, about 15 minutes.
  2. In a bowl, slightly mash the black beans. Add the remaining ingredients, including cooked quinoa, and chill for at least 2 hours.
  3. Shape mixture into 6 patties. Add a bit of olive oil to a frying pan and brown the patties, about 3 minutes per side. Serve on a hearty bun with your choice of toppings and condiments.