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a vegan greek quinoa burger on a gluten free bun with tzatziki, cucumbers, tomatoes, and fresh herbs

Vegan Greek Quinoa Burger (Gluten Free)

  • Author: Lindsay Cotter
  • Total Time: 60-65 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 patties 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


Whip up this Vegan Greek Quinoa Burger recipe in minutes for nutrient-rich, plant-based burgers full of vitamins, nutrients, and flavor. Serve them on gluten free buns with all your favorite toppings!


Units Scale
  • 3/4 cup1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 2/3 cups sunflower seeds (raw or dry roasted)
  • 1/3 cup gluten free rolled oats
  • 2 Tablespoons flax meal
  • 1/2 cup pitted black olives
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onion (about 1/2 medium onion)
  • 2 garlic cloves or 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley or 1/2 teaspoon dried
  • Optional 1/4 tsp + smoked paprika
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes *adjust to desired taste
  • 1 Tablespoon tomato paste
  • Kosher salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Storage: For any leftovers, store the cooked quinoa patties in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days. Reheat in the oven until warmed through.


Air Fryer Option: Preheat the air fryer to 375° Fahrenheit. Spray the basket with a quality cooking oil spray. Place 4-5 patties in the air fryer basket. Air fry for 12-14 minutes, flipping halfway through cooking. Repeat until all of the batter has been used. 

Stove Top Option: Heat a skillet over medium-high heat, and cook the quinoa patties for 3-5 minutes on each side. 

Freezing Instructions:  Freeze the quinoa burgers before cooking by placing them on a cookie sheet in the freezer.  When frozen, place them in a freezer bag or airtight container and keep for up to 2-3 months.

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30-35 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Greek, American


  • Serving Size: 1 burger
  • Calories: 203
  • Sugar: 1.9 g
  • Sodium: 106.9 mg
  • Fat: 12.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.4 g
  • Fiber: 5.3 g
  • Protein: 6.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: vegan, vegetarian, burger, quinoa, plant-based, gluten free