Supergrain Burgers

a simple and delicious veggie quinoa burger served with whole grain rolls and salad from mckenzies foods
5 serves of whole grain
Each serve is 16g of whole grain. GLNC recommends 3 serves daily.

Serves: 8

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes


  • 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 whole grain rolls
  • 1/2 lettuce, shredded
  • 3 tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce


  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 kindly provided by McKenzie’s Foods – for more recipes visit their website.

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