Recipe: Meatless Beet Burgers
Using beets in these meatless burgers gives them a red-meat look without the beef. They also have a chewy texture that comes from the quinoa, oats and chopped nuts.
Using beets in these meatless burgers gives them a red-meat look without the beef. They also have a chewy texture due to the quinoa, oats and chopped nuts. You can serve on a whole grain bun with a thick tomato slice and a side dish of fruit salad topped with yogurt.
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1/3 cup uncooked quinoa
¼ cup chopped onions (fresh or frozen)
½ teaspoon salt
4 ounces roasted beets (fresh, packaged, or canned), chopped
1 carrot, finely chopped
1/3 cup old fashioned or quick cooking oats
½ cup walnuts, finely chopped
Non-stick cooking spray or oil spritz
Makes 4 servings.
Each serving is one patty that contains:
Total fat: 13g
Saturated fat: 2g
Trans fat: 0g
Total Carbohydrate: 21g
Recipe courtesy of Digestive Disease Health Team Dietitians