Quinoa Burgers


The perfect size to fit the new sandwich rounds that are sprouting up on the market. Also great to add chopped mushrooms or a handful of grated carrots.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
9 patties


  • 2 ½ cups cooked quinoa (at room temperature)

  • 4 eggs, beaten

  • 1 sweet yellow onion, finely chopped

  • cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt

  • 1 cup whole-grain bread crumbs

  • 1 teaspoon butter, or as needed


  1. Mix quinoa, eggs, yellow onion, Parmesan cheese, garlic, and sea salt in a bowl; add bread crumbs and stir. Form into 9 small patties.

  2. Melt butter in a flat skillet over-medium high heat. Cook the patties in the hot butter until crispy, 8 to 10 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

169 Calories
5g Fat
22g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 9
Calories 169
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 87mg 29%
Sodium 270mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 2mg 11%
Calcium 74mg 6%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 99mg 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.