Beef, Spinach, and Quinoa Burgers

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 183.5
  • Total Fat: 4.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 72.1 mg
  • Sodium: 85.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 20.5 g

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Adapted from Runner's World June 2010 issue Adapted from Runner's World June 2010 issue
Number of Servings: 6


    1/2 cup (dry) quinoa
    1 (10 oz) box frozen chopped spinach, thawed and excess moisture squeezed out
    1 small onion, finely diced
    1 egg
    1 tbsp Montreal Steak seasoning
    1 tsp cumin
    Pinch cayenne
    1 lb leanest ground beef (96%)


1. Cook quinoa to package instructions. Set aside until cool enough to handle. Place in a large bowl.
2. Add spinach, onion, egg and spices to bowl. Mix well with a fork.
3. Add beef and combine with clean hands. Form into 6 equally-sized patties.
4. Cook in a skillet on medium-high heat to desired doneness, or in a 400 degree oven for 20-30 minutes.
5. Serve on buns with favorite trimmings.

Makes 6 burgers

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SIXELACHASE.