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Recipe  •  10 May 2023


Beauty beet + bean burgers

Delicious and healthy burgers.

These are hands-down going to be the most delicious homemade veggie burgers you’ve ever had. Made with a base of quinoa, beans, and beets, these superfood, vitamin-rich ingredients are amazing for your skin, your hair, and your overall health. They are smoky, hearty, savory, filling, and take less than 30 minutes to make.

Makes: 7
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 cup chopped white onion
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1⁄3 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 small, precooked beets (jarred, store-bought)
  • 1⁄3 cup BBQ sauce



  1. Sauté the onions in a pan on medium heat with olive oil until translucent. Remove from the heat.

  2. In a food processor, add the pecans, smoked paprika, chili powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper, and blend until combined.

  3. Pour the onions, cooked quinoa, bread crumbs, and pecan mixture into a large bowl.

  4. Add the black beans and beets into the food processor, and blend to combine. Don’t overblend, as there should still be a little bit of texture present.

  5. Pour the bean mixture into the bowl as well, along with the BBQ sauce. Mix until well combined.

  6. Form into patties, it should yield about 7.

  7. Panfry on medium heat for about 4 to 5 minutes on each side, or grill them.

  8. Serve on a bun with your favorite burger toppings.

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