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Vegan Beet Burger Recipe

  • Author: Eat Drink Shrink
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 2-4 burgers 1x




  • 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbps vinegar (optional)
  • 1 1/2 tsp sea salt as desired
  • 1 small package mushrooms (sliced) (white or portobello)
  • 1 can black beans- rinsed
  • 3 beets (peeled, steamed, sliced)
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp liquid smoke
  • 4 dates (chopped ideally)
  • 1 1/2 cups oats
  • top with red onion, leaf lettuce,avocado, chipotle mayo


  • 1 cup Vegan Follow Your Heart Mayo
  • 2 tbsp adobo sauce
  • 1 adobo pepper, minced


  1. In a pan over medium heat cook minced garlic with oil for a few minutes until fragrant.
  2. Now add diced onion, cook til clear, add chopped mushrooms, seasonings and add a few drops of vinegar.
  3. Cook for an additional 5-7minutes.
  4. Place black beans in a strainer, rinse then place in bowl with cooked quinoa, add the mushroom/onion mix.
  5. Put oats into the food processor and pulse until it forms a flour, Once the beets are soft, remove from oven, let cool, then place in a food processor.
  6. Pulse a few times with the oats, don’t over process, texture is good.
  7. Add 4 soft dates (chopped) to the food processor with the beets to give the burgers a hint of sweetness.
  8. Once processed add to the bowl with everything else and and mix together with hands.
  9. Add additional oat flour if they appear too wet. Place in the fridge to set for 20 minutes.
  10. In a skillet over medium heat cook each patty for 5/7 minutes on each side. The thicker the patty the longer it will take to cook. You can also opt to bake. Set on a baking sheet and cook for 15-20 mins on 350
  11. Mayo: Throw everything together and combine


– The thicker the beet burger the longer you need to cook. If you would like to make more of a binder you can incorporate nuts or a flax egg.
– If you don’t want to use quinoa you can use brown rice
– You can wrap in plastic and freeze

  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Burger
  • Cuisine: Lunch/Dinner
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