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4 Chipotle Quinoa Burgers

Quinoa Chipotle Burger With Portobello Bun

In the mood for a burger? This chipotle quinoa burger is loaded with protein, fiber and other nutrients and just happens to be delicious.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chipotleburger, chipotlespice, quinoaburger, veganburger, vegetarianburger
Diet Category Vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, diary free
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8 burgers
Calories 354kcal
Author Alkaline Recipes



  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 15 oz. can white northern beans
  • ½ cup ground flax seed
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp chipotle chile pepper
  • 1 cup spinach greens
  • 1 avocado, mashed

Chipotle Creme

  • ½ cup raw unsalted cashews
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ tsp Mrs Dash Chipotle seasoning
  • ½ tsp chipotle chile pepper
  • 1 juice of 1 lime and ½ tsp lime zest
  • 1 /2 tsp sea salt

Carmelized Onions

  • 1 purple Bermuda onion. sliced
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup


  • Mix burger ingredients. Let set for 15 minutes and then form 8 burgers. Bake at 375 for 60 minutes, turning after 30 minutes. (I used parchment paper w/olive oil to prevent sticking.)
  • Blend all chipotle sauce ingredients in blender.
  • Combine onion, coconut oil and maple syrup in pan and cook over medium heat until onions are soft.
  • Build your burger with spinach greens, carmelized onions, avocado, and chipotle sauce.


The recipe calls for 2 cups of cooked quinoa.  You will need one cup of dried and rinsed quinoa, 2 cups of water, tsp of salt.   I cooked my quinoa in the Instant Pot for 8 minutes on high pressure.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 354kcal