Recipe Details:This recipe is for a diabetic-friendly quinoa burger – a meatless burger that even meat-lovers enjoy!
- Quinoa – ½ lb.
- Egg – 1
- Low-fat cottage cheese – ¼ lb.
- Red onion – 1
- Chili pepper – 1
- Rice flour – 2.5 tbsp.
- Cumin – 2 tsp.
- Olive oil – to taste
- Salt – to taste
- Parmesan cheese (grated) – ¼ cup
- Tomato – 1
- Lettuce leave – 1
- Whole wheat buns – 7
Recipe Directions:Step 1
Rinse the quinoa, add 1:2 water, bring to a boil, and cook for 12 minutes, then cool down.
Add a slightly beaten egg, red onion, chili pepper, low-fat dry cottage cheese, and parmesan to the cooled quinoa. Mix everything well.
Add salt and one tablespoon of rice flour to the mixture. The mixture should be sticky and thick.
Form thin burgers, lightly sprinkle with rice flour and sauté in olive oil until golden brown.
Put the halves of the buns on the frying pan. Warm the buns up until they get crispy on the outside.
Put the quinoa cutlet on the bottom bun, put onion, tomato, and lettuce on top, close the burger with the top bun. Serve and enjoy!
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