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Quinoa-Amaranth Burger

by Jennifer McDonald
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Quinoa-Amaranth Burger

This Quinoa-Amaranth Burger contains the following superfoods: quinoa, amaranth, tomato, and spinach. This is a healthy way to enjoy a healthy burger that will satisfy your craving for greasy burgers with fewer calories.

Quinoa-Amaranth Burger

Quinoa-Amaranth Burger

Jennifer McDonaldJennifer McDonald
This Quinoa-Amaranth Burger is a veggie burger recipe that you'll love. It's a yummy burger you'll love having regularly.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 3 people
Calories 493 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • ½ cup amaranth cooked in 1 ½ cups of water
  • 1 cup Quinoa flakes
  • 2 stalks scallions cut into thin slices
  • 1 handful green peas
  • 1 tablespoon flax egg
  • 1-2 medium tomatoes
  • 1 handful spinach fresh
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil for frying
  • 3 medium Burger buns

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl, mix the cooked amaranth, the quinoa flakes, the scallions, the peas and the flax egg.
  • Form patties. If you have time, chill them in the fridge a bit; it will help make them more “stable” to fry; if you don’t have time, no problem, you need to be more careful when you flip them over.
  • Fry the patties in about 2 tablespoons of olive oil, fry on each side for about 5 minutes, medium heat, until you get a nice brown and crunchy crust.
  • Sauté the spinach leaves very briefly.
  • Cut the tomatoes into thin slices.
  • Assemble your burger.

Nutrition

Calories: 493kcalCarbohydrates: 70gProtein: 14gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gSodium: 229mgPotassium: 434mgFiber: 7gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 1361IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 146mgIron: 6mg
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