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Black Bean Mushroom & Quinoa Burger

Updated: Jan 26, 2023



How about the best-tasting Black Bean Mushroom Quinoa Burger

My daughter is determined to be health conscious with her eating habits. This is all new for me but, this burger right here is the best-tasting Vegetarian burger I ever created. It's all about flavor. This recipe can be multiple things, a cheeseburger topped with vegan cheese sauce, meatloaf with soy sauce mushroom gravy, or meatball sub all in the same recipe. Allow your tastebuds to explode


This burger is healthy for you, the quinoa and black beans helps with cholesterol and blood sugar levels, lowering your risk of diabetes and heart disease. Quinoa and Portobello mushrooms are also rich in antioxidants. Mushrooms are natural anti-inflammatories and provides fiber. Good nutrients all away around.



Did You Know! The black bean burger may have been created in London in 1982 by Gregory Sams, it was called the VegeBurger. It was one of the most successful health food products ever launched. Sams came up with the trademark name from a list of names including greenburger, sesame burger, plantburger, earthburger, and others. Vege and Veggie soon became the prefix for all things vegetarian.


Frequently Asked Questions

How long will black bean mushroom quinoa burger last in the freezer?

The burger once cooked or uncooked and be stored up to 3 months. Stack the burgers using parchment paper in between and a durable freezer zip lock bag. I usually set my burger in the freezer for 15 minutes prior to cooking so they firm up.


How long will the burger last in the fridge?

These burger's will last at least 3 days in the fridge. After cooking allow the burgers to cool on a wire rack, then you can refrigerate or freeze.



Ingredients for Black Bean Mushroom Quinoa Burger


Black beans- are rich in antioxidants, which can protect the cells in your body and reduce your risk of conditions like heart disease and cancer.

Quinoa- The fiber in quinoa can help with cholesterol and blood sugar levels, lowing the risk of diabetes and heart disease. Quinoa is rich in antioxidants.

Yellow, Red, and Orange Bell Peppers- are full of great health benefits, they're packed with vitamins and low in calories


Let's Cook!



  • Drain and mash one can of black beans with a potato masher.

  • Chop the onion, yellow, and red peppers and cook them in a pan with vegan butter until they are tender. Add in the chopped mushrooms allow them to cook down, and set them to the side.

  • I cooked in Better than Bouillon roasted garlic base to give the Quinoa a blast of flavor.

  • To wake up the flavor of the burger add to a bowl the spices and bread crumbs.


  • Mix well and form your patties. I like to set the burgers in the freezer to firm up before cooking. Time to eat!



Bon Appetit, ENJOY!


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Debra Johnson | Food Blogger
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