another {vegan} Qrunch burger meal

10 Jun

i am quickly becoming addicted to these tasty delights.  Qrunch burgers are yummy quinoa patties and are great source of complete proteins without any dairy, soy, gluten, or wheat and they are vegan. frozen, but previously cooked, delicious qrunch burger patties are a marvelous and easy way to get whole grains into your diet — and seriously, they taste SO GOOD!

they are also super easy to make!

here’s what i made with mine.

– avocado

– san marzano tomatoes

– parano cheese {any gouda would be great}

– vidalia onion

– multigrain sandwich flats

i usually take my qrunch burgers out of the frozen package and let them sit in the pan to thaw a tad before i begin heating them up… just to avoid burning the outside.

heat on low-medium heat and flip once or twice.  i like mine a tad crispy so i finished them like this.

i mixed the tomato and avocado together to form a smear and topped that with vidalias on one side and topped the qrunch burger with parano cheese on the other.

make sure your sandwich flats are toasted 🙂

smash it together

serve along side freshly cooked organic corn on the cob and an ice-cold glass of limeade.  i had this for my non-traditional memorial day dinner with watermelon and cantelope for dessert 🙂

7 Responses to “another {vegan} Qrunch burger meal”

  1. Becca's Green Kitchen June 10, 2012 at 6:59 pm #

    I’ve never had qrunch burgers…quinoa, you say? I’m sold. 🙂 thanks for the recommendation! I’ll keep my eye out for them. Thanks also for this tasty serving suggestion.


    • cooking with audrey June 11, 2012 at 12:11 am #

      oh my becca! you must try them!!! from what i know of you so far, i think you’ll really LOVE them!!! so yummy and so simple and so many options. 😉 i almost want to try to make them myself hehe – thanks for the kind words! hope you can find some – TJs may sell them or i know for sure WFM does!


  2. anthony0358 June 11, 2012 at 2:41 pm #

    see, look at all this color! I so want to try this too


  3. Jenny June 20, 2012 at 11:48 am #

    This looks so tasty! I must go find some!!!


    • cooking with audrey June 21, 2012 at 10:29 am #

      thanks, jenny!! definitely find them in WFM in the freezer section! ask the TM if you can sample them 🙂


  4. Jamie October 12, 2012 at 12:46 pm #

    Hi Audrey! What a funny coincidence that I found you when I google searched qrunch burgers. You gave me a “sample” of qrunch burgers at WF Wednesday and I wanted to let you know I loved them! I was at the store this morning and looked for you so I could let you know how great they are, but didn’t see you. Glad to have the opportunity to let you know through your blog. Next time i’m at WF i will look for you again.



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