I’m here in Washington, DC speaking and performing at the spectacular Green Festival where I’ll be cooking up these yummy earthburger sliders today at 1PM!  I’ve put a spin on my typical burgers by replacing the rice with quinoa for an added boost of protein.  Hope you enjoy!  And if you are in DC make sure to stop by for some vegan sunshine! xo

Earthburger Sliders

makes 24 mini-burgers

What you’ll need:

2 cups (1 15 oz. can) black beans

2 cups (1 15 oz. can) pinto beans

1/2 medium onion, chopped

4 cloves of garlic, chopped

1 cup cooked quinoa

1/4 cup plain breadcrumbs

1/2 cup oats

1 ear of corn, zipped

1-2 roma tomatoes, deseeded and diced

1 tbsp. soy sauce

1 tbsp. nutritional yeast

2 tsp. paprika

2 tsp. chili powder

1 tsp. cumin

1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper (more if you like it spicy!)

1/2 tsp. salt

What you’ll do:

With your hands or a potato masher,  smash the onions, garlic, and beans until about half the beans are mashed.  Add in the rest of the ingredients and mix well.  Form the mix into slider size patties and fry in a frying pan sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat for about 3 minutes on either side or until golden and slightly crispy.  Enjoy!