Cajun Quinoa Burgers

Written by chanie on May 28th, 2015

Call them burgers, call them patties, call them cakes – call them whatever you want. So long as you make them. Because they’re gooooood.

I call them burgers because burgers are my thing. And because it’s summer (finally!) and that just makes me want to eat more burgers. Meat burgers are great, don’t get me wrong, but sometimes you just want something light for lunch. Or dinner. Or hey, even breakfast (OMG can you imagine a fried egg dripping down this thing?!).

So back to my burger obsession, lets talk about it. I won a recipe contest for this vegetarian cheeseburger, I’m also in love with this Paleo burger, and don’t even get me started on this spinach falafel burger. These chickpea burgers are awesome on the grill, and these sweet pepper ones are not too bad either. Told you I had a burger obsession.

I quite like quinoa too. And I just about put cajun seasoning on everything – like roasted chickpeas, and broccoli, blackened fish and chicken. Yummo.

And of course I like things spicy too, so my easy jalapeno crema packs a great punch and an added brightness that goes great with these patties.

One of the things I love about these is how great they are for packed lunches. Picnic at the beach? check. Quick lunch on the go, check. Easy bites for vacation, yup.

And speaking of vacation, I’m working hard on keeping things as healthy as possible as we slowly shed our sweaters and jackets, inching our way towards summer. With the holidays behind us, there are no more excuses, who’s with me?!

How are YOU planning to eat light and healthy this summer? Share your ideas with me in the comments below!

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quinoa pad thai
roasted veggie quinoa salad
spinach falafel burger
portobello cheeseburger

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10 Comments so far ↓

  1. Sheila Cutler says:

    I made your broccoli poppers for Shavout and they were fab! Everyone loved them!

  2. Nechama says:

    Would these be good baked?

  3. bracha says:

    I made these with a few minor changes and they turned out perfectly… thanks!

  4. Chaya says:

    Do you think these would freeze well?

  5. dina says:

    I bake them in muffin tins all the time, just don’t over bake and they will stay moist. I bake them on 400 for about 15 minutes depending on the oven, etc.

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