How to Cook AMAZING Veggie Burgers

by Brandi Wells

Learning to incorporate new flavor and texture into a staple like 'burgers' gives you a healthy go to option. These are incredible! No one flavor overpowers and you can add preferred condiments.

Supplies

  • 2 Cups Beets
  • 1 Cup Quinoa (cooked)
  • 1 Cup Onion
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • ¾ Cups Bread crumbs
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon Flax seed
  • 2 Teaspoons Lemon juice
  • 1 Teaspoon Coconut oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Pink himalayan salt
  • ¼ Teaspoons Red Pepper Flakes
  • For fries:
  • 2 Sweet potatoes
  • 2 Tablespoons Coconut oil
  • 1 Pinch Rosemary
  • Salt to taste
  • For the sauce:
  • ¼ Teaspoons Salt (pink hymalayan)
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 2 Tablespoons Tahini or sesame paste (sesame oil
  • 3 Tablespoons Lime juice
  • 1 Avocado
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Gather ingredients.

    Step 2

    We prefer whole flax seeds for texture. Feel free to use any onion variety.

    Step 3

    Save the beet greens for later use.

    Step 4

    Chop beet into small cubes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Add beet cubes tossed in a bit of olive oil to lined pan and roast for 30 minutes.

    Step 5

    Chop beet into small cubes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Add beet cubes tossed in a bit of olive oil to lined pan and roast for 30 minutes.

    Step 6

    Here's what they'll look like after.

    Step 7

    You can use any color quinoa. Cook it prior to using here.

    Step 8

    Add all of your burger ingredients except the beets and bread crumbs; combine well.

    Step 9

    Put the beets in blender or processor and get them to a consistency similar to ground beef. Then add them into bowl with other well mixed ingredients. Add in bread crumbs as needed. Refrigerate now.

    Step 10

    Refrigerate at least 20 minutes. Can be stored at this step until ready to use. Form your patties. Keep your bun size in mind.

    Step 11

    For the sauce. Gather ingredients.

    Step 12

    Add them to blender or food processor and mix well.

    Step 13

    Cut sweet potatoes in strips for fries. Toss in additional coconut oil. Add rosemary for a kick; a pinch. Bake alongside burgers until they are the consistency you enjoy 30-45 minutes. Salt to taste.

    Step 14

    Stack it up and enjoy! You can dress it with your sauce and sweet potato fries or as you would a 'regular' burger.

    Step 15

    If you have any leftover they are just as fantastic the second time. You can reheat in a frying pan - medium heat for a few minutes; top and enjoy!