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The Fajita Burger

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  • Author: The Fitchen
  • Total Time: 37 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


A Mexican-inspired veggie burger made with healthy bell peppers, mushrooms, and quinoa.


  • 1 green bell pepper [chopped finely]
  • 1 c. baby portobello mushrooms [chopped finely]
  • 1 medium onion [chopped finely]
  • 1/2 c. white rice flour
  • 2 c. cooked white quinoa
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil [for sautéing]


  1. Preheat oven to 415. Line a baking sheet with parchment.
  2. Cook quinoa. Bring 1 c. quinoa and 2 c. water to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for 15-20 minutes. If desired, add a pinch of salt and pepper to the quinoa.
  3. While the quinoa is cooking, sauté onion, green pepper, and mushrooms over medium heat with olive oil.
  4. In a large bowl, combine sautéed veggies, quinoa, flour, and seasonings.
  5. Wet hands and form into 4 equal sized patties.
  6. Place on baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes.
  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Category: Mains