Popular Topics

Southwest Quinoa Burgers

Southwest Quinoa Burgers

0 0

Using protein packed quinoa to make burgers is a great alternative to your typical beef burger.  Be sure to rinse the quinoa before cooking to remove any bitterness.  Our Salsa Verde adds fabulous fresh flavor to these burgers.  We mix it into the quinoa and use it as a topping so it delivers and extra flavor punch.

serves 8 people

Ingredients

cost per recipe: $12.08

The price is determined by the national average.

  • 2

    cups uncooked quinoa, rinsed

  • 3

    cups water

  • 2

    egg, beaten

  • 2

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 1/2

    cup plain dry bread crumbs

  • 1/2

    cup Pace® Salsa Verde

  • 1/2

    cup queso fresco

  • 1/4

    cup diced red bell pepper

  • 1/4

    cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 3/4

    teaspoon ground cumin

  • 2

    tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 8

    Pepperidge Farm® 100% Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns

  • 2

    cups packed fresh baby spinach

  • 8

    thick slices tomato

  • 8

    thin slices red onion

view nutrition info

How to Make It

Heat the quinoa and water in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil.  Reduce the heat to low.  Cover and cook for 15 minutes or until the quinoa is tender and the water is absorbed.  Remove the quinoa to a large bowl.  Let cool for 20 minutes. Add the eggs, garlic, bread crumbs, salsa verde, queso fresco, red pepper, cilantro and cumin to the quinoa and mix well.  Using wet hands, firmly shape the quinoa mixture into 8 (3/4-inch thick) burgers. Heat half the oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat.  Add 4 burgers to the skillet and cook for 4 minutes or until well browned on the bottom (you don't want these to stick, so make sure the skillet is hot before adding the burgers and don't turn them too soon).  Turn the burgers over and cook for 4 minutes or until well browned.  Remove the burgers from the skillet.  Repeat with the remaining oil and burgers. Divide the burgers among the buns and top each with 1/4 cup spinach, 1 slice tomato, 1 slice onion and additional salsa verde, if desired.
Step 1

Heat the quinoa and water in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil.  Reduce the heat to low.  Cover and cook for 15 minutes or until the quinoa is tender and the water is absorbed.  Remove the quinoa to a large bowl.  Let cool for 20 minutes.

Step 2

Add the eggs, garlic, bread crumbs, salsa verde, queso fresco, red pepper, cilantro and cumin to the quinoa and mix well.  Using wet hands, firmly shape the quinoa mixture into 8 (3/4-inch thick) burgers.

Step 3

Heat half the oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat.  Add 4 burgers to the skillet and cook for 4 minutes or until well browned on the bottom (you don't want these to stick, so make sure the skillet is hot before adding the burgers and don't turn them too soon).  Turn the burgers over and cook for 4 minutes or until well browned.  Remove the burgers from the skillet.  Repeat with the remaining oil and burgers.

Step 4

Divide the burgers among the buns and top each with 1/4 cup spinach, 1 slice tomato, 1 slice onion and additional salsa verde, if desired.

Assign to a collection

New Collection

remove from favorites

Are you sure you want to remove this recipe from your favorites?

remove

New Collection

back
Made With
Pace® Salsa Verde

Pace® Salsa Verde

Pepperidge Farm® 100% Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns

Pepperidge Farm® 100% Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns

Ratings & Reviews

(0)

There aren't any reviews yet.

Your Rating:

Guidelines

Guidelines

  • keep your review focused on the recipe
  • avoid writing about customer service; contact us instead if you have issues requiring immediate attention
  • refrain from mentioning competitors or the specific price you paid for the product
  • do not include any personally identifiable information, such as full names


By submitting, I agree to the terms and conditions.

Thank you for your review!

Please note that your review might take up to 72 hours to appear following submission.

We will let you know when it’s posted by sending you an email.

show less reviews read more reviews →

Recently Viewed