Beetroot Burgers

To satisfy your burger craving, look no further than these mouthwatering Beetroot and Black Bean Burgers! Featuring tender quinoa, smoky paprika, zesty onion, and grated beetroot, these burgers are loaded with plant-based goodness and guaranteed to satisfy your hunger.

This vegan recipe makes 4 burgers.


¼ Cup Raw Quinoa + ½ cup water.

½ red onion chopped

1 tin black beans 400g

2 cloves garlic

250g grated beetroot

2tsp cumin

1tsp smoked paprika

2 tablespoon soy sauce

1tsp vinegar

1 tablespoon tomato paste

1 cup oats.


Cos Lettuce

Wholegrain mustard

Mayonnaise (Vegan or regular)




No beetroot, no problem. Try using grated carrots, zucchini, or sweet potato. All of these vegetables are similar in texture to beetroot and can provide a similar amount of moisture and sweetness to the recipe.


Place the quinoa into a pot with ½ cup of water. Cover with a lid, bring to the boil reduce the heat and cook for 6-8 minutes till all the water is absorbed.  Remove from the heat and leave the lid on for 5 minutes.

To make the oatmeal flour simply place the oats into a high-speed blender and blitz till a flour form.  Set aside.

Peel and finely grate the beetroot. Squeeze out any excess liquid.

Crush the garlic and finely dice half the onion.

Drain the beans and rinse with water. Mash the beans with a potato masher, it doesn’t have to be perfectly mashed just slightly.

Heat a large sized frying pan with 2 tablespoons of oil to medium heat. Add the garlic, onion and beetroot, cumin, smoked paprika to the pan & sauté for 5 minutes, stirring often.

Add the mashed black beans, quinoa, soy sauce, vinegar, and tomato paste. Season with salt and pepper.

Transfer the contents of the pan to a large bowl, allow the mixture to cool slightly. Add the oat flour. When the mixture is cool enough to handle use your hands to combine the mixture together. Use your hands to from 4 burger shapes.

Heat a large frying pan with oil and cook the burger on either side for 3-4 minutes.


Toast the buns, add cos lettuce, tomato onion, pickled cucumbers, whole grain mustard and mayonnaise. Get stuck in!


  • Store leftovers, in a tupperware, in the fridge for up to 3-4 days. 
  • To reheat the burgers, simply heat them in the oven or microwave until they are heated through. 
  • You can also freeze the burgers for longer storage, but be sure to wrap them tightly in plastic wrap or foil and place them in an airtight container or freezer bag. They should last in the freezer for up to 3 months. To thaw and reheat frozen burgers, let them thaw in the refrigerator overnight and then reheat in the oven or microwave until heated through.