Quinoa is an uber tasty, nutritious super-grain that can be used in a huge range of recipes. This week we're learning how to make gluten-free quinoa burgers!

Ingredients:

  • 20g butter
  • 300g roasted sweet potato
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 50g diced mushroom
  • 200g red quinoa
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 60g chickpea flour
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2tsp ground cumin
  • a pinch of cayenne pepper

Quinoa burgers

Method:

  1. Prior to making the burgers, roast the unpeeled sweet potato, let it cool( you could make it ahead and store it in a fridge).
  2. In a frying pan place the butter onion and mushrooms and fry for a few minutes.
  3. In  a large mixing bowl place the peeled sweet potato and mash it with a fork. Add the fried mushrooms and onion and mix in cumin and cayenne pepper. Fold in the egg, cooked quinoa and chickpea flour, add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. With your hand form the mix into about 8 equal size burgers. When ready, fry the burgers for a couple of minutes on each side and serve.

Recipe courtesy of Quinola