Quinoa, Beef & Zucchini No-Bun Burger

WLS-friendly recipe: Quinoa, Beef &  Zucchini Burgers


No-bun burgers are a bariatric BBQ fav! Warmer weather is on the way so whip up a batch of these delicious and super healthy burgers for your friends and family at your next cook-out.


Here's what you'll need:

  • 1 zucchini, grated
  • 400g lean, ground beef
  • 1 cup (185g) quinoa, cooked
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp. salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil



  1. Grate the zucchini and squeeze out any excess moisture using some clean kitchen towel. 
  2. Transfer the zucchini into a bowl. Add the beef, quinoa, garlic, egg, 1 teaspoon of salt, and ¼ teaspoon of pepper. Combine all the ingredients together using clean hands. 
  3. Form the mixture into 8 patties. Heat a part of the oil in a grill pan over medium-high heat, and cook the burgers 5-6 minutes each side. 
  4. The burgers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.


Serves: 8

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