Black Bean Burgers Recipe

Black Bean Burgers RecipeTaste of Home

IngredientsNumber of servings: 1 burger

  • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained, divided
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 cup mashed potato flakes
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 3 tablespoons whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 teaspoons canola oil
  • 6 kaiser rolls, split
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 3/4 cup salsa

    How to make it  25 minutes

  • 1

    In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the mixed vegetables, onion and red pepper. Cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes.

  • 2

    Coarsely mash 3/4 cup black beans. In a bowl, combine the cornstarch and water until smooth; stir in the mashed beans, potato flakes, oats, flour, milk powder, egg, salt and pepper. Stir in vegetable mixture and remaining black beans. Shape into six 5/8-in.-thick patties.

  • 3

    In a large nonstick skillet, cook patties in oil for 4-5 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Serve on rolls with lettuce and salsa. Makes 6 burgers.

Editor’s Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 381
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 36mg
  • Sodium: 841mg
  • Carbs: 64g
  • Protein: 14g
  • Fiber: 9g

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