Dairy-Free
Dinner
Low-Fat Low-Carb Low-Sugar
Lunch
Vegan + Vegetarian

theBlackBeanBurger

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Servings: 4

Love burgers but not meat? Then try this delicious black bean burger! With fragrant cilantro and subtly-flavored scallions, this recipe is sure to please vegetarians and meat-eaters alike!

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15.5 oz.) organic black beans (drained + rinsed with cold water)
  • 1 large Pasture-Raised egg
  • ½ cup cooked organic brown rice
  • 2 scallions (green + white parts minced, about ¼ cup)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (or basil leaves, or a combination!)
  • 1 clove garlic (peeled + minced)
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano or basil
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 whole-wheat buns

*Choose organic whenever possible

Nutritional Info
Nutrition InfoPerServingDaily%
Calories21811%
Fat (g)47%
Saturated Fat (g)15%
Carbohydrates (g)3612%
Protein (g)918%
Sugars (g)30%
Fiber (g)934%

Preparation

  1. Add beans to a bowl and mash with a fork until chunky. Add the egg and mix well.
  2. Add precooked rice, scallions, garlic and oregano, salt and pepper and mix until well combined.
  3. Divide the mixture into 4 portions and form each portion into a patty about ¾ to 1 inch thick.
  4. Place a large skillet on the stove on high heat. When the skillet is hot, add oil. Add burgers and cook 4 to 5 minutes per side until browned on both sides and heated throughout.
  5. Place cooked burger on a whole-wheat bun and serve.

Tip

Serve with your favorite toppings such as lettuce, tomato, guacamole, salsa, low-fat cheese, or low-fat yogurt.

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