Quinoa Burgers

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These Quinoa Burgers are great for lunch, dinner or even a snack for hungry teenagers. They taste even better when you serve them with Cultured Vegetables and Creme Fraiche as sides and condiments.

Quinoa Burgers
 
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This recipe is adapted from Eatwelllivingthin. It's a versatile recipe which you can really throw any vegetable in to and it will still taste great.
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Recipe type: Lunch, Dinner
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (see note for cooking instructions)
  • ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese (or other variety, if you prefer)
  • ½ cup low-fat cottage cheese or ricotta
  • 1 medium carrot, finely grated (OR 1 cup shredded zucchini, squeezed dry)
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons gluten free flour mix or tapioca flour, quinoa flour or regular wheat flour
  • 2 green onions, including white parts
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder or 1 clove crushed garlic
  • Coconut oil for frying
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl combine the 2 rounded cups of cooked quinoa, cheddar cheese, cottage cheese, carrot, eggs, flour, green onions, pepper, cumin, salt, and garlic powder.
  2. Heat a frying pan, add about a tablespoon of coconut oil for frying. I have my pan quite hot to start with and then turn down as the pan continues to get hotter. I shape them with my hands using about ¼ cup of mixture. Fry until golden-brown, about 4 minutes on each side.
Notes
To cook Quinoa for burger recipe 1.Take 1 cup of quinoa grains and cover with water in a bowl and soak overnight. 2.Drain quinoa. 3.Place Quinoa in saucepan and cover with 2 cups of water and a pinch of salt. 4.Bring to the boil and then turn down to a simmer and use absorption method. 5.When all the water has gone (about 20 mins) turn off the heat and let quinoa sit until cool.

 

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Kerry Wennerstenhttps://coconutoilpost.com
Homeschooling Mum of 2 and passionate about all things relating to Healthy Living. I have lived with gut disorders since a very young age and applied many remedies and therapies in order to seek recovery and good health. Along the way I discovered Coconut Oil, fermented foods and good fats and totally amazed at how these foods have transformed my health.

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