Healthy Eating Jo Shares Her Epic Vegan Burger Recipe

by Sportitude
10 Mar 2017

Enter the Ministry of Talent website and you will feel like you are going down a rabbit hole of never ending fitness, health, and wellness experts. With so much advice and inspiration at our disposal, what were we to do? Turn to clean eating expert Jo Ross for a healthy hamburger recipe of course. 

We have been extra good lately so we felt like a treat was on the cards, one which doesn't jeopardise our waistline and clean eating resolutions. More importantly, one, which doesn't sacrifice our taste buds either. 

As one of Australia’s leading plant based food bloggers, Jo has amassed a following of more than 140, 000 devoted Instagram followers who drool over her beautifully plated and equally delicious healthy recipes. This is why we know that her spiced beetroot burgers will satisfy all your ‘fast food’ cravings sans a side of guilt and processed chemicals.  

Time to roll up those sleeves and get cooking. 

Spiced Beetroot Burgers

(Makes 6) 


  • 250g cooked Beetroot
  • 80g grated zucchini (liquid squeezed out)
  • 1 cup quick oats1 shallot sliced
  • 1 tsp cumin powder*
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander*
  • 1/4 tsp chili flakes (to taste)*
  • 1 tsp mustard powder or wholegrain mustard*
  • 2 tsp cashew or almond meal (for a creamier consistency)
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds (optional for crunch) 

A handful of fresh parsley and chopped coriander, salt & pepper to taste


  1. Peel and slice cooked beetroot then blend the beetroot until as smooth as possible. 
  2. Add the remaining ingredients (apart from the sunflower seeds) and blend again adding the oats until it forms the right consistency to make into patties.
  3. Add the sunflower seeds for extra crunch and texture 
  4. Divide into 6 and form into patties
  5. Put in the fridge to set for 30 minutes if possible
  6. Cook in a frypan with a little coconut oil for 2-3 minutes on each side. 
  7. Freeze remaining patties for later use. 

*change or increase the spices to suit your own preferences  

Finally, layer your burger on a whole grain bun, with salad items of choice, and some homemade sugar-free caramelized onions.