Quinoa and Mushroom Burger
116 min Prep
Rinse the quinoa under cold running water until the water runs completely clear.
Add the quinoa, water and salt to a pot and bring to a simmer. Cover and simmer according to the manufacturer’s instructions (between 15-18 minutes). Once cooked set aside
In a large saucepan heat the olive oil over a medium high heat.
Onions and garlic
Add the onions and garlic and fry for 3-4 minutes.
Add the mushrooms and fry for another 4-5 minutes or until the mushrooms are cooked.
Add the Lazenby sauce and allow to cook until completely evaporated.
Remove to cool
Remove from the heat and place in a clean bowl to cool for 10-15 minutes
Quinoa, mushroom mixture, breadcrumbs, eggs and sauce
In a large bowl combine the cooked quinoa, mushroom mixture, breadcrumbs, eggs and BBQ sauce
Shape the mixture into 10 patties and place on a greased baking sheet. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30-45 minutes.
Spray a frying pan with non-stick spray. In batches, place the patties in the pan and fry for 7-10 minutes on each side until they are golden brown and set.
Place the lettuce, one patty, a slice of tomato, BBQ sauce and optional cheese on a burger bun and serve immediately