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Grilled Veggie Burger

Grilled Veggie Burger

By Traeger Kitchen

Take a break from meat and grill up the ultimate veggie burger. Even the carnivores will be jealous.

Prep Time

15 Min

Cook Time

30 Min




This recipe serves:


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Units of Measurement:
1 Medium yellow onion, julienned
1 1/2 Tablespoon olive oil
1/2 Teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 Teaspoon Black pepper
2 Cup cooked quinoa
1 Cup cannellini beans, mashed
1/2 Cup panko breadcrumbs
2 Large eggs, lightly beaten
1 Clove garlic, grated
1 Teaspoon chipotle chile powder
3/4 Cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
4 burger buns
4 Slices Swiss cheese
mayonnaise, for serving
Ketchup, for serving
sliced tomato, for serving
lettuce, for serving


  • 1

    To make the caramelized onions, heat a medium cast iron pan over medium heat. Add olive oil and once hot, add the onions, salt and pepper. Cook stirring every few minutes until the onions have softened and developed a nice, even brown color. Set aside until ready to build the burgers.

  • 2

    In a bowl, combine the quinoa, mashed cannellini beans, breadcrumbs, eggs, garlic, chipotle chile powder, salt and pepper. Mix well to moisten the ingredients then mix in the shredded cheese.

  • 3

    Mix well again and form into 4 equal burger patties. Set the patties in the fridge and chill for 30 min.

  • 4

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 350°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 5

    Place the patties on the grill and cook for 7 minutes on each side.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C


  • 6

    During the last few minutes, place the buns on the grill to toast and top each patty with a slice of Swiss cheese. Close the lid and cook for 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.


  • 7

    To build the burger, top each bun with mayonnaise and ketchup then the patty, caramelized onions, tomato and lettuce or your choice of toppings. Enjoy!

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