Supergrain Burgers

a simple and delicious veggie quinoa burger served with whole grain rolls and salad from mckenzies foodsServes: 8

Preparation Time: 15 mins

Cooking Time: 30 mins

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup McKenzie’s White Quinoa
  • 20g butter
  • 1 leek, halved and thinly sliced
  • 200g feta, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup plain flour
  • 1 lemon, rind finely grated
  • 2 eggs, lightly whisked
  • 8 wholegrain rolls
  • 1/2 lettuce, shredded
  • 3 tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 2 tbs dijon mustard
  • 2 tbs tomato sauce

Method:

  1. Prepare quinoa as per packet instructions.
  2. Heat the butter in a frying pan over medium heat. Stir the leek for 3 minutes or until soft. Transfer to a bowl. Add the quinoa, feta, flour, lemon rind and egg and mix until well combined. Season to taste.
  3. Shape 4 tablespoons of the mixture into patties. Add 1 tbsp olive oil to a heavy based saucepan or wok. Heat over medium-high heat. Cook patties in batches, for 2 minutes on each side or until golden. Transfer to a baking tray lined with paper towel. Cover with foil to keep warm before serving.
  4. Assemble burgers with the whole grain rolls and salad and enjoy.

Recipe and image kindly provided by McKenzie’s Foods, for more recipes visit their website.