Thursday, April 28, 2016

Quinoa Veggie Burger

Sauteed shallots, garlic, carrots and celery flavored the quinoa and garbanzo beans just right for this flavorful lunchtime entree.  The original recipe from Cooking Light included Tabasco..........I'm just not a hot sauce fan! 

Quinoa Veggie Burgers

(Serves 3)

Saute vegetables in oil for 3-4 minutes.
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/4 cup shallots, diced
1/4 cup celery, diced (include leaves)
1/4 cup carrot, peeled and diced
1 garlic clove, crushed

Add quinoa, stir, then add water.  Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until all the water is absorbed.
2 tablespoons quinoa
1/2 cup water

Combine quinoa mixture, garbanzos, wheat germ, egg and seasoning in a mini food processor.  Process until mixture comes together.
2/3 cup cooked garbanzo beans 
2 tablespoons wheat germ
1 tablespoon beaten egg
1/2 teaspoon Mrs. Dash

Heat oil in skillet.  Form bean mixture into patties.  Brown on both sides for about 3 minutes each. 
1 teaspoon canola oil




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