Beef Quinoa Gourmet Burger
by Susan Arruda
YIELD: 7 Servings
1.5 lbs. extra lean ground beef
1/2 cup cooked quinoa
3 tbsp. rolled oats
1 tbsp. flax
2 stalks chopped green onion
1 tsp. oregano
1 tsp. paprika
1/2 tsp. onion powder
1/2 tsp. mustard powder
1/2 tsp. worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp. sea salt & pepper
Whisk the egg with a fork and combine it with the ground beef. Add all the remaining ingredients to the mixture and combine well. (You may choose to add the toppings mixture listed below) Shape the ground beef into patties.
Cook on pre-heated pan on medium heat for approx. 4 minutes per side.
Plate the burgers for several minutes to cool before assembling in buns.
Toppings for two burgers:
2-3 sliced mushrooms
2-3 sun dried tomatoes
1 tsp. olive oil or oil from sun dried tomato jar mixture, if used
Season with salt & pepper to taste
Cook the above toppings for several minutes until mushrooms are cooked.
Note that the above toppings are for 2 burgers. You can triple the above amounts and add to the ground beef mixture, if desired.
Add the desired condiments and toppings of choice. Some low fat options include: mustard, salsa, tzatziki, hot peppers,
Note: Nutrition info. does not include toppings and bun.