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Zucchini Quinoa Oat Burgers

Maggie Michalczyk, RDN
Zucchini Quinoa Oat Burgers are plant-based patties made from chickpeas, oats, quinoa, fresh herbs and shredded zucchini.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 5 patties


  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 1/3 cup shredded zucchini
  • 1 can reduced-sodium chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup Quaker Old-Fashioned Oats
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tbsp. parsley
  • 2 tbsp. mint
  • 2 tbsp. dill
  • Optional toppings: sliced avocado lemon, herbs


  • Cook quinoa according to package directions and let cool.
  • In the bowl of a food processor combine chickpeas, oats, quinoa, garlic, parsley, mint, dill and salt and pepper. Pulse until combined and a crumbly dough starts to form. Add the egg and pulse until the mixture resembles wet clay. 
  • Transfer to a medium-sized bowl and stir in feta and shredded zucchini that the excess water has been squeezed out with a paper towel. 
  • Use a ⅓ cup to portion out the individual patties. 
  • Heat a large skillet over medium. Drizzle with olive oil and cook the burger patties on each side, until both sides are slightly browned. 
Keyword zucchini quinoa oat burgers; zucchini oat burgers