Low Glycemic Recipe of the Week: Homemade Quinoa Masala Burgers

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The best part is that you can make several ahead of time and either freeze or refrigerate them for later. They also make a perfect burger to bring over to a cook out. Just have the grill master pop them on the grill to reheat and you’ve got a delicious plant based protein packed meal.

Makes 4 servings – 2 burgers each

Ingredients

1/2 cup quinoa dry (cooked to package instructions)
1 baked sweet potato with skin removed
1 egg slightly beaten or 1 tbsp flax seed mixed with 2 tbsp water
a few springs of fresh cilantro diced
1 small onion diced
2 inch piece of ginger minced
1 garlic clove minced
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp curry powder
1/4 tsp mustard seed
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
melted coconut oil for brushing burgers

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Combine all ingredients and mix in a large bowl
Form mixture into 8 patties
Place patties on a large baking sheet covered with parchment paper
Brush top of burgers with a small amount of coconut oil
Bake for 15 mins, then flip burgers and coat with coconut oil again
Bake for another 15 mins or until golden brown

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One Response to Low Glycemic Recipe of the Week: Homemade Quinoa Masala Burgers

  1. Rin says:

    These look good, I like that you bake them instead of trying to cook them on the stove, less potential for falling apart.

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