These beet quinoa burgers are the perfect, healthy combination of veggies and quinoa. I love vegetables. Not only eating them, I love everything about them. I love their colors, shapes and flavors. And some times I want vegetables to be the central part of my plate. Not just a side dish. I also love quinoa. Did you know that quinoa is actually a seed not a grain? Anyway, quinoa is easy to prepare, has slightly nutty flavor and is super healthy.You are gonna get great beet quinoa burgers with this recipe. 


High in fiber and protein, low in calories and rich in flavor, they are a delicious meatless dish. They are gluten free and vegetarian which is perfect for Meatless Mondays. But as it goes with a gluten free burger, these are very delicate so handle them carefully. Are you looking for more recipes to spice up your Meatless Mondays? Check out this easy recipe for vegan quinoa stuffed peppers.



Beet Quinoa Burgers
Serves 3
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
  1. ½ cup quinoa
  2. 1 cups water
  3. 1 egg, whisked
  4. 3 oz feta cheese, crumbled
  5. 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  6. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  7. 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  8. 3 oz fresh beet, grated
  9. 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  10. 1/2 cup rolled oats
  11. 1 teaspoon olive oil plus 2 tbsp olive oil for frying
  12. ground pepper to taste
  1. Place the quinoa in a fine-mesh strainer, and rinse well under cold water.
  2. Soak before use for 10 minutes.
  3. Drain well and place in a heavy bottom pot.
  4. Add 1 cup water and bring to the boil.
  5. Cover, simmer and cook for approximately 15-20 minutes or until all the water has been absorbed.
  6. Use a fork to fluff up the quinoa.
  7. In a medium bowl combine the quinoa, egg, feta cheese,beet, onion, garlic, parsley, oats, salt, pepper.
  8. Mix it well.
  9. Divide the mixture into six balls.
  10. Flatten the balls.
  11. Handle them delicately.
  12. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a large pan.
  13. Add the burgers and cook for 5 minutes each side or until golden.
  14. Serve with your favorite buns, veggies and toppings.
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5 Responses

  1. Dana

    Where do add the beets in ?? And what goes in the oven ? I believe some of the recipe is missing ???


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