GUAC-TOPPED QUINOA “BURGERS”

Sandwiches, Burgers & Wraps

GUAC-TOPPED QUINOA “BURGERS”
Nutrition Facts
1 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving (204g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 380
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 3g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g  
Monounsaturated Fat 13g  
Cholesterol 42mg 15%
Sodium 290mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 12g 43%
Total Sugars 4g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 11g 0%
Calcium 89mg 6%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 991mg 27%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

  • 1 - 1/2 c. quinoa, cooked
  • 2 c. broccoli, cooked
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 1 t. lemon juice
  • 2 ea. eggs, beaten
  • 2 ea. scallions, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 c. seasoned breadcrumbs
  • water, as needed to add moisture
  • Guac Topping
  • 2 ea. Avocados From Mexico, diced
  • 1 T. lime juice
  • 2 T. cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 t. kosher salt
  • Additional Toppings
  • 1 ea. large tomato, sliced
  • 4 ea. leaves (1 cup) Bibb lettuce

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place quinoa, broccoli, olive oil, lemon juice, eggs, scallions, garlic into a food processor and pulse until well-combined. Add breadcrumbs and pulse until mixed together. *Add cheese to mixture, as desired. The mixture should be moist. If mixture crumbles easily, add water until you can combine into a ball.
  3. Form quinoa mixture into 4large patties.
  4. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray until coated. Bake patties in the oven until they are firm to the touch, about 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
  5. In a medium bowl, mash avocado with a fork. Add lime juice, cilantro and salt.
  6. Serve 1 quinoa “burger” patty topped with guac topping, tomato and lettuce.
Nutrition Facts
GUAC-TOPPED QUINOA “BURGERS”
Amount Per Serving
Calories 380 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 3g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g  
Monounsaturated Fat 13g  
Cholesterol 42mg 15%
Sodium 290mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 12g 43%
Total Sugars 4g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 11g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 89mg 6%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 991mg 27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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