Quinoa Dijon and Swiss Burger


Great dish for gluten free and vegetarian diet. Loaded with protein.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
2 burgers


  • 1 ½ cups cooked quinoa

  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 2 grinds fresh black pepper

  • ½ cup chickpea (garbanzo bean) flour, or as needed

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil, or as needed

  • 2 slices Swiss cheese


  1. Mix quinoa, mustard, egg, garlic, and black pepper together in a bowl; add enough chickpea flour to hold mixture together to form 2 patties.

  2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook patties in the hot oil until browned and cooked through, about 4 minutes per side. Add a Swiss cheese slice to each patty and warm until cheese melts, 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

455 Calories
19g Fat
49g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 455
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 7g 33%
Cholesterol 119mg 40%
Sodium 475mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 268mg 21%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 74mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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