Black Bean, Quinoa and Sweet Potato Burgers

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This is the same recipe as my Black Bean, Brown Rice and Sweet Potato Burgers

I just replaced the brown rice with quinoa. They are very tasty!

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Quinoa and Lentil Pilaf

An easy, tasty, high-protein vegetarian dish

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Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil (or alternative cooking oil)

1 onion chopped

2-3 cloves garlic chopped

some fresh ginger chopped

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon ground coriander

1 carrot peeled and chopped

1 stick celery chopped

1 pepper chopped (I used a red pepper. You could also use a yellow or green pepper)

half a cup quinoa

half a cup lentils (I used green lentils. You could also use red or brown lentils)

2 cups water

juice of 1 lemon

 

This recipe makes 2 servings

 

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Step 1: Heat olive oil in a saucepan and cook onion, garlic and ginger for 2-3 minutes. 

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Step 2: Add in ground cumin and coriander and cook for another 1-2 minutes. 

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Step 3: Add in carrot, celery and pepper and cook for another 1-2 minutes. 

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Step 4: Add in quinoa, lentils, water and lemon juice. Bring to boil, then simmer for 15-20 minutes (all the water should be absorbed). 

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Step 5: Enjoy this pilaf for lunch or dinner. If you have some leftover you can put it in the fridge and reheat it the next day.