Avocado, Quinoa and California Prunes Burger

An exotic burger to throw on the BBQ this summer, made with quinoa, avocado, nuts and prunes instead of meat


Avocado, Quinoa and California Prunes Burger
Serves: 4-6
 
Ingredients
  • 2 avocados
  • 2 large cloves of garlic
  • ½ glass of cashews
  • 4-5 California Prunes
  • 4 tbsp of cooked light quinoa
  • ½ tsp of salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper - depends on your taste
  • A little bit of chilli
  • 1 tbsp of soya sauce
  • 3-4 tbsp of clarified butter
  • Breadcrumbs (the best choice is spelt)
  • To serve:
  • Lettuce
  • Watercress / coriander
  • Fresh tomato
  • Radish
  • Cucumber
  • Yogurt
  • Chilli / black pepper / spices to taste
  • 4-6 Round spelt buns
Instructions
  1. Place the quinoa in a dry pot, add water in a 1:2 proportion and cook until the quinoa is soft.
  2. Chop the nuts and prunes, and put them in a frying pan with a tbsp of clarified butter. Add the salt, chilli and pepper.
  3. Peel the avocados, put into a bowl and smash with a fork. Add peeled and chopped garlic.
  4. Mix the nuts, prunes, quinoa, soya sauce, avocado and 3-4 tbsp of breadcrumbs together, then start to mould burgers with your hands.
  5. Put the burgers in breadcrumbs and fry with clarified butter.
  6. Once the burgers are cooked, remove them from the pan, turn off the heat and place the halves of the buns in the pan. It should still be hot.
  7. Spread the bottom of the buns with yoghurt, pile on the tomato, burger, lettuce, radish and cucumber.
  8. Serve hot.

 

Recipe provided by www.californiaprunes.co.uk

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