Vegan Millet, Quinoa, and Bean Burgers

  • 1 cup cooked beans
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked millet
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa
  • salt 1/2-1 tsp
  • cumin 1-2 tsp
  • garlic powder 1-2 tsp
  • smoked paprika 1/2-1 tsp
  • Olive oil for cooking
  • Buns and toppings for serving


  1. Place cooked beans and the cilantro in the bowl of a food processor and process briefly until cilantro is minced and combined with the beans.
  2. Add the millet, quinoa, and spices pulsing to combine.
  3. Taste the batter and adjust seasonings to your liking.
  4. Once the burger batter is to your liking, form into patties.
  5. Heat olive oil in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. Add formed patties to hot oil and cook until crispy and browned, about 3-4 minutes, flip and cook second side until crispy and browned on the second side, another 3-4 minutes.
  7. Serve with toppings of choice on a lightly grilled bun.