This filling veggie burger is quick to prepare and won't leave you reaching for an unhealthy dessert. Packed with quinoa, black beans, nutritional yeast, and flavorful spices, it's a winning burger for both taste and nutrition. Quinoa is a complete protein and both it and black beans are high in fiber, making this meal great for digestion and heart health too. 

8 Ingredients

  • 1 can (15.5 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for cooking

Nutrition Facts

    For 1 serving out of 4
  • Calories 171
  • Protein 8 g
  • Carbs 24 g
  • Fiber 9 g
  • Sugars 3 g
  • Sodium 1360 mg
  • Fat 5 g
  • Saturated 1 g
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Directions

  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. Serve patties on whole-grain buns or over fresh greens with desired toppings. 
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