Try These Quinoa Burgers With Mango Curry Relish

Loaded with 8 grams of protein and flavour, these quinoa burgers make a wonderful substitute for the run of the mill beef patty. It will be hard to decide which is better - the mango curry relish or the fact that these can be prepared and completed in less than 30 minutes! If you prefer a gluten-free option, substitute cornmeal in place of breadcrumbs. Check it out: Ingredients For Mango Relish
  • 1 1/2 cups diced mango
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • Pinch salt
For the burgers
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup whole-wheat breadcrumbs
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
Directions
  1. In a bowl, combine all mango relish ingredients. Set aside.
  2. In a separate large bowl, combine quinoa, breadcrumbs, eggs, garlic, salt, and pepper. Using 1/2 cup at a time, form mixture into patties.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat and cook quinoa burgers for 5 minutes. Flip and cook for an additional 4 to 5 minutes until golden.
  4. Serve on a bed of fresh lettuce greens and top with mango relish.
Perhaps with the time we've just saved you, you could fit in an extra workout! You're welcome! Will you be trying this burger tonight? For more healthy meal ideas, check out the BodyRock Meal Plan! Source: Greatist

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