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Healthy Black Bean Quinoa Burgers [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Burgers in the summer are so comforting, but you don't need meat to have delicious and satisfying burgers! Serve these tasty, hearty, meaty black bean burgers on some buns (whatever kind you like) with some greens, pickles, and any other topping! These Healthy Black Bean Quinoa Burgers are easy, healthy, packed with vitamins and minerals, great for meal prepping (freezing for later), tasty, hearty, filling, and “meaty.”

Healthy Black Bean Quinoa Burgers [Vegan, Gluten-Free]


4 large burgers

Cook Time



For the Burgers:

  • 1-15 ounce can of black beans
  • 1/3-1/2 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free oats
  • 3/4 cup cooked quinoa
  • Pinch salt + pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder (or more, to your tastes)
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder

For the Tahini Lime Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons natural runny tahini
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder

Serve With:

  • Buns
  • Avocado
  • Lettuce
  • Pickles
  • Whatever you’d like


  1. Make quinoa and let cool.
  2. Put oats in food processor and pulse until textured flour is formed, add to large bowl for mixing.
  3. Drain and rinse black beans, pulse in food processor until broken up and mashed looking, add to bowl.
  4. Roughly chop and measure mushrooms and onion, place in food processor and pulse until tiny minced looking, add to bowl.
  5. Add quinoa to bowl. Add spices. Using spoon or hands mix the ingredients up really well and form large burger patties.
  6. Using a non-stick pan or sprayed pan, heat it to medium heat and place the burgers in the skillet. let cook until golden brown and crispy (5-10 minutes) and then carefully flip and cook other side!
  7. Serve with suggestions listed.
  8. pre- cook and store in the freezer up to three months, re-heat in microwave.





Easy, delicious vegan sweets and snacks that bring happiness, health, balance, and freedom in the kitchen. Hey, I'm Michele! Vegan food blogger over at TwoRaspberries where I take all things yummy and make them vegan!  I live for happiness, health, balance and freedom in life. I live in MN with my fiance Nick and our two puppies.  I love my salads and my cookies so you'll be sure to find something you love! Come have fun in the kitchen with me and let's make some delicious vegan creations!



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