Buffalo Quinoa-White Bean Patties

If you’re looking for a way to spruce up salads, look no further! These buffalo quinoa-white bean patties actually make me look forward to my lunchtime salad. Plus, the recipe is easy, makes a lot, and is healthy. I like to make a batch on the weekend, and then store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for a convenient addition to my workday lunch.

Buffalo Quinoa-White Bean Patties
Yields 20
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
For the Buffalo Sauce
  1. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  2. 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  3. 1/4 cup hot sauce (I use Franks)
  4. 1/2 teaspoon salt
For the Patties
  1. 1 cup dry quinoa, cooked according to package directions and cooled slightly
  2. 1 15.5 oz. can white beans (navy or cannellini), mashed
  3. 1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs
  4. 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  5. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  6. 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Combine the buffalo sauce ingredients in a small bowl and whisk together.
  3. In a large bowl, add the mashed beans, cooked quinoa, Panko bread crumbs, egg, salt and pepper, 1/4 cup of the buffalo sauce. Stir to combine.
  4. On a greased baking sheet, add rounded tablespoons of the mixture and flatten gently with your hands. Lightly spray the tops of the patties with olive oil cooking spray.
  5. Bake for 8 minutes. Carefully flip each patty over, and bake for an addition 8 minutes, until golden brown.
  6. Drizzle or brush the remaining buffalo sauce over the patties.
  7. Cool, and then store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  8. Serve on a salad cold or heat for about 1 minute in the microwave.
Adapted from Half Baked Harvest
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