A perfect idea of hamburgers for vegetarians and vegans based on completely natural ingredients and vegetable character is this hamburger with quinoa.
In this hamburger the star is quinoa, which is a food that has an Andean origin (comes from Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and Chile), and has a great nutritional value for a diet based on products of vegetable origin because It has a high amount of fully balanced essential nutrients and even omega 3 omega 6 acids.
This recipe is very easy and the end result is amazing; You can use this hamburger to eat it in a delicious sandwich or to eat it on the plate with some accompaniment of your preference.
The ingredients that you will need for this hamburger with quinoa are:
1 cup of quinoa
2 tablespoons Red paprika or sweet pepper, preferably it should be finely chopped.
2 tablespoons grated carrot.
½ cup of chickpea flour would be the best, but if you do not have it you can use traditional flour.
½ finely chopped onion.
You will initiate this preparation taking the quinoa and you will have it in a colander to pass it by cold water. The quinoa will give off a white foam that you have to completely remove, it is suggested to wash at least 5 times to remove all the foam because it is toxic to the body.
On the other hand, you will take the chopped onion, the finely chopped paprika, and the carrot, to soften in a pan with a little vegetable oil.
Once you have done this step you will move on to the cooking of quinoa. To do this you only have to cook as if you prepare a rice in relation to the cups of quinoa with cups of water.
In addition, you will add the ingredients that you have already fried and let them cook traditionally as if it were a rice. The end result is that the quinoa grains will grow and acquire a slightly transparent color. Once your quinoa is ready, let it cool completely at room temperature.
Now that you have ready the quinoa with the vegetables, mix well and start to put together the hamburgers.
You will mold and add some chickpea flour with a little water to group and give the shape you want without disarming while you fry.
You should cook the quinoa burgers with the boiling oil, although it can also be grilled or let them cook in an oven.
You will cook until you get a golden tone evenly throughout the hamburger.
You can serve with accompaniments of your preference.
You can make hamburgers with quinoa in different ways. To make them fried in oil you just have to put them in a pan, to prepare them in the oven you have to pass some oil through the can and let them cook for eight minutes on each side taking care not to burn the preparation, The oven must be at least 200ºc.
If you plan to make it grilled, it will be enough to use a nonstick skillet and you will have an equally rich result, but on the outside, they will be a bit harder.