Black Bean Burgers

black bean burgers Entree Mexican
Black Bean Burgers
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 4

These black bean burgers are so delicious that you won’t even remember they don’t have any meat! My entire family loves these vegetarian burgers, including my husband, who is a meat eater. My secret is that I add different flavors to it. These burgers are delicious, easy to make and they’re perfect if you’re trying to reduce your intake of meat dishes. MORE + LESS -


(15 oz) cans of black beans, washed and drained, divided
medium onion, chopped into big pieces
garlic clove
cup cilantro leaves
teaspoon cumin powder
cup breadcrumbs (panko)
Salt and black pepper to taste

To assemble the burgers

– 6 hamburger buns
sliced tomato
leaves romaine lettuce or any other type of lettuce
ripe avocado, sliced


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  • 1
    In a food processor, put the black beans, onion, garlic, cilantro, egg, salt, and pepper. Pulse until a puree texture is reached.
  • 2
    Pour the puree into a large bowl, add the remaining cup of black beans and the breadcrumbs. Mix until you get a smooth mixture.
  • 3
    Lightly spray oil into a pan and heat over medium-low heat.
  • 4
    Form 4 – 6 patties. Place them in the hot pan and fry them, 6 minutes per side or until slightly golden brown.
  • 5
    To assemble the burgers: Place one patty over half a bun. Add the lettuce, tomato, and avocado to taste. Cover with the other half of the bun. Serve.

Expert Tips

  • If you want to make it spicier, you may add 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes to the black bean mixture.

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