3-ingredient Black Bean Quinoa Burgers

Serves: 4 (2 patties per serving) | Prepping Time: ~45 min | *high-protein

Nutrition Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 325 kcal
  • Carbs: 54.8g.
  • Fat: 3.3g.
  • Protein: 17.1g.
  • Fiber: 13.5g.
  • Sugar: 0g.



  • [400 g.] 4 cups quinoa (cooked)
  • [400 g.] 4 cups black beans (canned or cooked)
  • [40 g.] 4 tbsp. Mexican chorizo spices (see recipe)

Optional Toppings:

  • BBQ sauce (see recipe)
  • Guacamole (see recipe)
  • Pickled vegetables

Total number of groceries:3


  1. Soak and cook 1½ cups of dry black beans according to the method if necessary and cook 1½ cups of dry quinoa according to the recipe.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350°F/175°C and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Add the cooked black beans, quinoa and spices to a food processor and blend into a chunky mixture, scrape down the sides of the food processor to prevent any lumps if necessary.
  4. Alternatively, add the ingredients the a large bowl and mash them into a chunky mixture.
  5. Put all of the mixture on the baking sheet, flatten it into a 1-inch thick square, cut the square into 8 patties and if preferred, shape each patty into a circle before baking.
  6. Bake the patties for 15 minutes, take the baking sheet out of the oven, flip the patties and bake for another 10 minutes.
  7. Take the patties out of the oven once the crust is crispy and browned and let them cool down for about a minute.
  8. Serve the patties with the optional toppings, whole wheat buns and enjoy!
  9. Store the patties in the fridge, using an airtight container and consume within 3 days. Store each patty separately in the freezer, using Ziploc bags, for a maximum of 60 days and thaw at room temperature. Use a microwave, toaster oven, or frying pan to reheat the patties.

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