Black Bean Burger


My love for bean burgers all started out with Guy Fierei's Veggie Patty. I was never one for the veggie burgers and stayed away from anything that wasn't made with meat. So it was a shock to me when I made my first bean burger and fell in love.


I came across this recipe in my Perfect Vegetarian: A Collection of Over 100 Essential Recipes book. I absolutely love this book and have made quite a few recipes from it. This recipe has a lot less ingredients and steps than my other patty but it still tastes good. I did find that the burger fell apart quite easily but other than that had no problems with it at all.


  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. ground corriander
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 c. mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 1 (15 oz can) black beans
  • 4 slices pepperjack cheese
  • salt and pepper

  1. Heat oil in a non stick skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook stirring frequently for 5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic, mushroom, coriander and cumin and cook stirring frequently for 5 minutes or until the liquid has evaporated. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. Put the beans in a small bowl and mash with a fork. Stir into the mushroom mixture and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Preheat the broiler to medium high. divide the mixture into 4 portions and shape into flat round patties. Brush with oil and cook under the broiler for 4-5 minutes on each side. Place slice of cheese on each patty, serve on hamburger bun.

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7 comments:

Sara @ Saucy Dipper said...

Look at the cheesy goodness. I usually put avocados and mustard (am I weird?) on my black bean burgers, but this looks worth the try.

Oh, and by the way, your caramel Bailey-tini sounds AMAZING. Is it happy hour yet?

MessyMissy said...

Ooo, I know someone who would LOVE this recipe. Not me, though....I can't stand bean texture. :-) I would love it if you would link up to my Marvelous Mess party!! I will pick one project to feature on my sidebar for a week!! http://marvelouslymessy.blogspot.com/2011/03/marvelous-mess-5.html

Kari said...

I am extremely excited about this recipe! Will be trying it SOON!

Debbi Does Dinner Healthy said...

I love bean burgers but haven't been able to make one that is super good yet. I'll have to try this out! Thanks!

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Lillian Pearl Designs said...

Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog!
I'm a vegetarian and this looks amazing! Thanks for the recipe!
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Sweet and Savory said...

You had to be eavesdropping on my lunch with hubby. We were talking about black bean burgers which he does not want me to try. I have an excuse to make them now. Your recipe looks good enough to appeal to him. I just won't mention it is made of black beans. I think, it sounds fantastic.

Would you link it up to My Meatless Mondays which I am putting up, this evening?