Black bean and beetroot burgers

Black bean and beet burger
Black bean and beet burger

These burgers, in addition to delicious, are perfect for when you have a craving for fast-food, but at the same time you are looking for a complete and healthy dish.

They are light, low in fat, easy to make and, a very important thing, they are not dismantled! (even being free of flours)

In addition, being made with pseudocereals, legumes, vegetables, mushrooms and nuts, we provide a lot of valuable nutrients.

As for its flavor, it is very soft thanks to the beet, and it stands out even more in combination with the rest of the ingredients, the garnish and, above all, with the sauce that we have added.

Another strong point is its pleasant texture, since its exterior remains a crispy point, and its interior is tender and juicy.

These burgers have complete proteins (with all the essential amino acids), complex carbohydrates (they provide energy and, in addition, they are low glycemic index and give us a feeling of fullness for longer), fiber , lecithin , flavonoids , polyphenols , much omega 3 , omgea 6 , omega 9 , vitamins A , C , E and group B ( B1 , B2 , B3 , B6 and B9 or folic acid ), boron , calcium , copper , phosphorus , iron , magnesium , potassium , selenium , silicon , sodium and zinc .

Below you can see what ingredients you need and the steps to follow in order to make these burgers so rich and complete.

Difficulty levelPreparation timeRations
Easy1 h. y 30 m.For 5 units

Ingredients

  • 100 gr. of cooked beet
  • 240 gr. of black beans
  • 60 gr. mushroom
  • 40 gr. of nuts
  • 150 gr. of purple onion
  • 50 gr. of quinoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon of spicy paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt

Instructions

  1. We put the quinoa in a colander and wash it under the tap until the water comes out clean. Once we have it thoroughly washed, we put it in a saucepan with twice as much water as quinoa and a little salt, and let it cook for 15 minutes. Remove from heat, we go through cold water in a colander, drain and reserve.
  2. Peel and cut the onion and pochamos for 5 minutes.
  3. We wash and cut the mushrooms and toss them in the pan where we have the onion. We let them be done for 5 more minutes.
  4. After this time, we crushed the black beans and we passed them, together with the onion, the mushrooms, the beet and the quinoa to the glass of the chopper. We also add the nuts, spices and salt and chop it well.
  5. When we have everything well chopped and mixed, we put the mixture in the refrigerator 5 minutes to get a more compact texture, and put to preheat the oven to 150ºC. Black bean and beetroot burgers ready to go into the oven
    Hamburguesas de alubias negras y remolacha listas para entrar en el horno
    Hamburguesas de alubias negras y remolacha listas para entrar en el horno
  6. Meanwhile, we are taking dough and giving it a hamburger shape. When they are formed, put them in the oven tray on vegetable paper and bake them for 50 minutes at 150 ° C, until you get the desired texture and watching that they do not burn. When we see that they have taken some consistency it is better to turn them around so that they are done uniformly (in the 40th minute approx.). Black Bean Burger and Baked Beet
    Hamburguesa de alubias negras y remolacha horneada
    Hamburguesa de alubias negras y remolacha horneada
  7. After this time, we take them out of the oven and serve them as is or in hamburger bread with the garnish that we prefer.
Black Bean and Finished Beet Burger
Black Bean and Finished Beet Burger

Notes

  • If you prefer, you can substitute the mushrooms for shiitake mushrooms.
  • Please note that depending on the size of the burgers, the baking time will vary.
  • When serving the burgers, we recommend that you accompany them with a sauce that provides contrast, such as the yogurt sauce with a touch of garlic and Dijon mustard that we use in this recipe .

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