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Baked Black Bean Burgers with Quinoa

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 5
Calories: 95kcal
Author: Good Dinner Mom

Ingredients

  • 1 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ¼ cup quinoa, will be ¾ cup after cooked
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup green bell pepper, diced
  • ¼ cup roasted red bell peppers, diced (may use raw peppers)
  • ½ jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons onion, minced
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 good dash red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, or to taste
  • 1 large egg, For vegan burgers, substitute 1/2 cup oatmeal, cooked rice or mashed potatoes

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a cookie or baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Bring the ¼ a cup of quinoa and water to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer until the quinoa is tender and the water has been absorbed, about 10-15 minutes.
  • Roughly mash the 15 ounces of black beans with a fork leaving some whole black beans. You should have a paste-like mixture now.
  • Add the cooked quinoa (¾ cup), ½ cup of bread crumbs, ¼ cup of peppers, 2 tablespoons of onion, 1 clove of garlic, 1½ teaspoons of cumin, ½ teaspoon of salt, 1 teaspoon of hot pepper sauce, and 1 egg into the black beans. Mix well, using your hands.
  • Form 5 patties and place on parchment lined baking pan.
  • Bake for approximately 20 minutes.
  • Enjoy with your favorite burger condiments!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 95kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.004g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 445mg | Potassium: 129mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 143IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 2mg