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Veggie and Goat Cheese Quinoa Burgers

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Served with multigrain bread, these veggie burgers are packed with the bold flavors and textures of quinoa, goat cheese, pumpkin, beets, and basil."
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1 h 2 m servings 304
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 burgers)


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  1. In a large bowl, combine quinoa, pumpkin, 3/4 cup basil, beet, oats, 1/4 cup goat cheese, garlic, salt, and ginger. Mix until well combined. Cover and chill for 30 minutes or until easy to work with.
  2. In a very large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Meanwhile, divide the mixture into 4 portions and press each portion into a 4-inch patty.
  3. Cook patties in hot oil over medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes or until firm and lightly browned, turning once halfway through cooking.
  4. Spread remaining 1/4 cup goat cheese over toasted bread slices. Top with quinoa burgers. If desired, garnish with additional fresh basil, diced tomato, and/or sliced red onion.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • You can substitute mashed cooked sweet potato for the pumpkin.
  • Feel free to use spinach in place of the basil.
  • If you only find regular goat cheese, in a medium bowl, beat the cheese and a few teaspoons of milk with an electric mixer until softened.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 304 calories; 10.9 45.7 8.6 2 683 Full nutrition

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My husband and I loved this! Only thing I would say is depending on your stove top I would cook it at a slightly lower temperature because mine burned on the first side until I turned the stove ...