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Beet Burgers with Spinach Walnut Pesto

  • Author: bearplate
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 80 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan


Smoky vegan beet burgers with tasty spinach walnut pesto.




  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Peel and cut beets into half inch cubes.
  3. Toss with oil and bake for 30-40 mins or until you can pierce them with a fork. Allow to cool until they can be handled.
  4. Place the beets, chickpeas, rice, walnuts, flax, paprika, salt, and liquid smoke in a food processor.
  5. Pulse until there are no large pieces left.
  6. Divide into 6 portions and shape into patties.
  7. Place on parchment lined cooking sheet and bake for 25 mins.
  8. While the burgers are cooking combine the basil, spinach, oil, walnuts, nutritional yeast, lemon juice, garlic, and salt in a food processor and blend until well combined. Add a few tbsp of water if the mixture is too thick.
  9. Spread pesto on beet burgers.
  10. Enjoy


  • Serving Size: 6
  • Calories: 440
  • Fat: 31.3
  • Carbohydrates: 33
  • Protein: 12

Keywords: Vegan, Gluten-free, Burger, beets, pesto