Firecracker Mediterranean Veggie Burgers Recipe

Firecracker Mediterranean Veggie Burgers Recipe

We created the perfect veggie burger for the Fourth of July! Spicy and flavorful, this wholesome vegan veggie burger is a fantastic healthy alternative to the typical BBQ menu.

20 min
4 servings


  • 1 Bag (1 lb) Harmony Valley Hamburger Mix
  • 1⁄2 cup red quinoa – uncooked
  • 7 oz. Vegetable broth
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp olive oil
  • 3⁄4 cup chopped onion
  • 4 large cloves garlic, pressed (9 cloves garlic, minced)
  • 1⁄2 red bell pepper chopped fine 1⁄2 Yellow Bell Pepper
  • 4 Tbsp tomato sauce
  • 10 sliced kalamata olives
  • 6 Oil packed sun-dried roma tomatoes, chopped fine
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper


  1. Prepare HV Hamburger Mix as package instructs.
  2. Cook on stove until browned
  3. Add quinoa to broth, bring to a boil, cover & simmer. Cook the quinoa for about 15 minutes.
  4. Heat oil in a small sauce pan over medium heat. Add onion and cook 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute more. Set aside.
  5. Put the remaining ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  6. Form into 5 or 6 patties and fry for 5 minute on each side before putting on the grill.
  7. Top with fresh spinach, red onion, and Mediterranean cucumber sauce.