Vegan burgers

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  • Makes: 6

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  • Costs: Cheap as chips

  • Skill level: Easy peasy

If you're on a vegan diet you're going to love these quick and easy vegan burgers. Made with beetroot, sweet potato, mixed grains and quinoa, these burgers are filling and healthy all in one. Sandwich your homemade burgers in poppyseed buns and garnish with avocado and rocket. You could even serve them with homemade chips. This recipe makes 6 burgers and takes about 30 mins in total

To serve, fill each bun with some vegan mayonnaise, rocket, a burger, mashed avocado and some fried onion bits.


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tsp nigella seeds
  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 200g raw beetroot, grated
  • 100g breadcrumbs
  • 250g cooked mixed grains
  • 8tbsp uncooked quinoa
  • 6 poppy seed buns
  • 4tbsp vegan mayonnaise (we like Granovita Mayola Egg and Dairy Free Mayonnaise from Ocado)
  • 70g bag rocket
  • 2 avocados, mashed with juice of 1 lime
  • 4tsp fried onion


  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and gently fry the onion and garlic until soft. Add the seeds and turn up the heat and cook until just golden.
  2. Meanwhile, microwave the sweet potato for 6-8 mins, until soft through. Allow to cool slightly and scoop out the inside into a food processor bowl, whiz until smooth. Add the beetroot, breadcrumbs, grains and onion mixture; pulse until well combined, but coarse.
  3. Divide into 6 and shape into patties. Coat each patty in quinoa and brush with some of the remaining oil. Cook on a hot barbecue, until golden and crisp and hot all the way through.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 637(kcal)
  • Fat 27.0g
  • Saturates 5.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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