Quinoa Burger
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Quinoa Burger

Submitted by: Coach Taryn

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Servings: 10

Modified from Eating Well...Living Thin... (eatingwelllivingthin.wordpress.com). Makes approximately ten burgers.

Ingredients

  • 2 c. white quinoa
  • 3/4 c. mild cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c. cottage cheese
  • 1 med. zucchini
  • 3 egg
  • 3 tbs. sprouted whole wheat flour
  • 2 green onion
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/8 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp. garlic powder

Directions

In a large bowl combine the cooked quinoa, cheddar cheese, cottage cheese, carrot/zucchini, eggs, flour, green onions, pepper, cumin, salt, and garlic powder.

Heat a frying pan and a couple teaspoons of butter or coconut oil over medium-low heat. Mixture will be slightly sticky, so using a 1/4 cup measuring cup, drop mixture into pan and lightly flatten to 1/2 inch thick. Fry until golden-brown, about 4 minutes on each side.

(To help them stay in patty form and not fall apart, I cook them on med-low slowly so they have longer to set-up without burning. Makes them easier to flip, too.)

Coach's Note: Each patty contains about 1/2 carb and 1/2 protein servings.