Cajun-spiced Quinoa Chickpea Burgers

Hey Friends!

Today, is a sponsored recipe post from my friends at Casa de Sante!

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I received a flavorful + low FODMAP certified via FODMAP Friendly, Cajun/Creole Seasoning blend from Casa de Sante a few weeks ago. I love having new low FODMAP ingredients to play with in my kitchen. I thought I might try to make a low FODMAP jambalaya but then decided to create a Cajun-spiced veggie burger instead! 

My veggie burgers were a huge hit w/ my boys! 🙂

My son keeps asking me to make them again!

The veggie burger recipe is vegetarian (not vegan, as it contains eggs) with a nice blend of tri-color quinoa, chickpeas, oats, gluten free panko + diced red pepper…and of course, Casa de Sante’s Cajun/Creole seasoning.  Low FODMAP diet note: Small amounts of canned chickpeas are considered low FODMAP! I included just 1/4 cup chickpeas per veggie burger.

I love a simple, quick and healthy recipe–and this fits the bill. I served the veggie burger with a low FODMAP bagel made from millet! You can top the veggie burger with a slice of Swiss, Cheddar or other suitable low FODMAP cheese too.

Casa de Sante’s Cajun/Creole Seasoning blend is made with a perfect mix of salt, asafoetida, paprika, oregano, basil, white pepper, black pepper, cayenne pepper and thyme. A flavorful spice blend with a just a little kick of heat. There are no artificial preservatives or flavors. Of course, there is NO onion & NO garlic.

Here’s my flavorful veggie burger recipe. I hope you give it a try.

Cajun-spiced Quinoa Chickpea Burgers

Ingredients

  • Makes 4 burgers, serving size 1 veggie burger
  • 1 cup canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa ( I used tri-color quinoa)
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/4 c plain GF panko breadcrumbs (I used Ian's GF panko original crumbs)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons Casa de Sante Cajun/Creole Seasoning (FODMAP friendly certified)
  • 1/2 small red bell pepper, deseeded and finely diced (about 1/2 cup diced pepper)
  • 4 slices of Cheddar, provolone or Swiss

Instructions

  1. Add chickpeas, quinoa, oats, GF breadcrumbs, egg and Casa de Sante Cajun/Creole seasoning into blender or food processor.
  2. Pulse a few times (about 10 seconds) to lightly blend mixture. Mixture should retain some texture.
  3. Fold red bell peppers into quinoa mixture.
  4. Form 4 burgers.
  5. Prepare grill or medium skillet with a light coating of oil.
  6. Grill or cook burgers over medium heat for 3 minutes, then flip burgers and cook for another 3 minutes.
  7. Options: Add a thin slice of Cheddar, provolone or Swiss cheese on top of burger.
  8. Serve in a suitable bun or bagel with spring greens or over a salad.
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