sweet potato quinoa nut burger

Posted by on Jul 30, 2012 in entree, featured, grains, vegetables | 1 comment

While visiting my parents in Santa Fe this week, I am reminded of my recent girls’ trip here during which we enjoyed a delicious quinoa nut burger at an interesting little eclectic place called Cowgirls.  The people-watching was almost as good as the nut burger, and we thoroughly enjoyed both.  This is my attempt at the quinoa nut burger, and I have to say it is so yummy.  I hope you enjoy!

sweet potato quinoa nut burger
Recipe type: entree, vegetable, grain
Serves: 4
  • 1 cup steamed sweet potato
  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 cup nuts (I used ⅓ of each: almonds, pecans, sunflower seeds)
  • 1 organic egg
  • 1 tablespoon tamari or Bragg's Liquid Aminos
  • 1 tablespoon Bragg's Organic Sprinkle (or your favorite spice mix)
  • 3 tablespoons sesame, grapeseed, or coconut oil
  • Optional: romaine leaves, tomato slices, onion slices, and avocado slices
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grind nuts in Vitamix or food processor.
  3. In a medium bowl, mash together sweet potato, quinoa, ground nuts, egg, tamari, and spice mix.
  4. Chill for at least 30 minutes to make patties easier to form.
  5. Heat the oil in a large skillet.
  6. Form patties with your hands.
  7. Place the patties in the heated skillet, and brown on both sides.
  8. Place browned patties on a parchment lined baking sheet, and bake for 15 - 20 minutes.
  9. Garnish with lettuce, tomato, onion, and avocado slices.


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One Comment

  1. That sounds yummy!


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