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Quinoa Lentil Burger

Loaded with vitamins and minerals, this vegetarian burger will even make the meat-eaters mouths water.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Universal
Keyword: Kid-Friendly, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 268kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

Burger Recipe

  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red onion diced
  • 1 cup quinoa cooked according to package instructions
  • 1 cup brown lentils cooked and drained
  • 4 ounces diced green chilies canned
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup white whole wheat flour or whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat panko bread crumbs or whole grain bread crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste

Honey Dijon Mustard Recipe

  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 3 teaspoons honey

Instructions

  • Sauté onion in 2 teaspoons olive oil until tender, about 4 minutes.
  • Prepare Honey Dijon mustard by combining the ingredients and refrigerating until ready to use.
  • Thoroughly combine all burger ingredients in a large mixing bowl, make into 4 burger style patties. In a large skillet, on medium heat add 1 tablespoon olive oil, add patties and cook until brown on both sides, about 10-12 minutes. Enjoy with your favorite bun or roll, spread on Honey Dijon Mustard if desired.
  • Suggested toppings: sautéed mushrooms, tomato, red onion, romaine lettuce and Honey Dijon Mustard.

Nutrition

Serving: 1burger | Calories: 268kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 679mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 7g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8