Spicy Black Bean "Burgers"

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 182.8
  • Total Fat: 2.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 46.5 mg
  • Sodium: 274.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.6 g
  • Protein: 10.6 g

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A delicious vegetarian alternative to plain ol' meat hamburgers. A delicious vegetarian alternative to plain ol' meat hamburgers.
Number of Servings: 8


    1 16 oz can red kidney beans
    1 16 oz can black beans
    3 large scallions
    1 medium carrot (peeled)
    1/2 EACH green, red, and yellow bell pepper
    5 cloves garlic (peeled)
    1/2 cup unchopped fresh cilantro leaves
    2 large eggs
    1 cup quick cooking oats
    1 tbsp + 1 tsp cumin
    1 tbsp hot sauce (optional)


* Calorie count is for PATTIES ONLY!

* Need to set aside at least TWO HOURS for freezing time.

* Swap hot sauce and cumin for other spices for a twist!


Drain and pat dry both cans of beans (extra moisture will make the patties difficult to stick together).

Mash the beans with a fork (or blend in a food processor) until a thick paste forms. Turn out into a large mixing bowl and set aside.

In a food processor, finely chop the following ingredients: scallions, carrot, bell peppers, and garlic.

Blend in the cilantro and eggs, directly into the food processor, until a sticky mixture forms.

Combine bean and vegetable mixture until thoroughly incorporated. Add spices.

With lightly oiled hands, form patties from about 1/2 cup mixture each (will make 8 patties) and set on wax paper. Freeze for at least TWO HOURS before cooking.

Best cooked on a skillet on medium heat, about 8 minutes per side.

Serve immediately on a bun or in a salad.

Serving Size: makes 8 patties

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BURNEDEVE.

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