1 tablespoon ground chia seeds mixed with 3 TBS water;
1/2 cup red onion, diced;
1/3 cup fresh cilantro, steams removed and chopped;
3 garlic cloves, minced;
1 cup quinoa flakes (or 100% pure rolled oats)
1 cup cooked quinoa
1 Tablespoon chili; powder
1½ teaspoon ground cumin;
½ teaspoons salt;
½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper;
In a small bowl, mix chia with water until a let sit for a minute or two until a gel forms. In a food processor, add beans and puree until smooth. Then add chia mixture, cilantro, onion, oil, garlic, salt, chili powder, cumin, sea salt and pepper and pulse until combined.
Mix in quinoa and quinoa flakes (or rolled oats) until the mixture is sticky and holds together. Divide mixture into four patties.
Grease a grill pan with coconut oil and cook on high for about 8 minutes each side.