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QUINOA BURGER

Serves 8.

Note: This is a full-flavor burger with a combo of toasted pecans, mushrooms, Cheddar, herbs and red quinoa. These patties hold together well for freezing, making for a quick and easy meal. To toast pecans, place in a dry pan over medium heat until fragrant. From “Quinoa Revolution,” by Patricia Green and Carolyn Hemming.

• 1 c. water

• 1/2 c. red quinoa

1 tbsp. grapeseed oil or vegetable oil

• 1 c. diced onion

2 c. finely chopped cremini or white button mushrooms

• 1 tsp. minced garlic

• 3/4 tsp. dried marjoram

• 1/4 tsp. dried oregano

• 1 egg

• 2/3 c. shredded Cheddar cheese

1/2 c. toasted pecans, finely chopped (see Note)

1/3 c. quick-cooking rolled oats (gluten-free if required)

1 tbsp. sodium-reduced soy sauce or tamari (gluten-free if required)

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