Delicious & Healthy Beet Burgers

Beet Burgers with Pasta side salad

Ingredients:

  • 2 medium beets (about 2 cups, 300 grams)
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup flax seed
  • 1/4 cup chia seed
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 teasppon dried rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon 
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup white beans (rinsed if using canned)
  • 1 teaspoon gluten free tamari
  • 1 avocado mashed for topping the burger
  • 1 tomato

Pasta side salad

  • 1 cup gluten free Quinoa pasta
  • 2 small tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber
  • 12 olives
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Feta cheese

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 375F and line baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Finely grate the beets using a food processor attachment, set aside.
  • Re-attach your S-blade attachment
  • Add walnuts, oats, garlic, flax, chia, all dry spices and salt
  • Process until a slightly coarse flour forms.
  • Add shredded beets, beans and tamari and blend until combined. ( you may have to do it in 2 stages depending on size of your food processor) – it’s ok if there are pieces of beets or beans as this will add texture to the burgers
  • Scoop out the burger in 1/2 cup measure and form patties to make 6 large patties.
  • Bake in the middle rack for 20 minutes then move to upper rack
  • flip the burgers and bake another 20 minutes
  • Add 1 slice of tomato and mashed avocado on top of beet burger 

Serve on a toasted GF or with GF quinoa pasta Greek salad (Gluten free is optional)

Enjoy with a glass of chilled Classic white Viognier or a glass of Classic red Diablo Rojo!

Bon Appetit

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