Dawn NoltAuthorDawn NoltCategory, Tags, , DifficultyBeginnerRating

Black Bean Burgers are packed with bold flavors, making them a tasty alternative for vegetarians and those on a low-cost budget.

Yields6 Servings

 2 tbsp oil, divided
 ½ cup onions, chopped
 1 cup salsa, divided
 ½ cup old fashioned oats
 ½ cup pecan pieces, chopped
 2 tbsp flour
 1 tbsp bottle chili sauce
 ½ tsp cumin
 ½ tsp chili powder
 ½ tsp pepper
 2 garlic cloves
 15 oz black beans, rinsed and drained
 1 large Nature's Yoke egg white
 lettuce leaves
 hamburger buns

1

Heat 1 T. oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook until tender, stirring often.

2

Place onion in a food processor. Add 1/4 cup salsa and next 10 ingredients (through egg white). Pulse until a coarse paste forms, scraping sides. Shape bean mixture into 6 patties.

3

Add remaining oil to pan. Cook patties in hot oil over medium-high heat 2 minutes and 30 seconds on each side or until firm and brown.

4

Place 1 lettuce leaf, 1 patty, 2 T. salsa and chili sauce (if desired) on hamburger bun.

Ingredients

 2 tbsp oil, divided
 ½ cup onions, chopped
 1 cup salsa, divided
 ½ cup old fashioned oats
 ½ cup pecan pieces, chopped
 2 tbsp flour
 1 tbsp bottle chili sauce
 ½ tsp cumin
 ½ tsp chili powder
 ½ tsp pepper
 2 garlic cloves
 15 oz black beans, rinsed and drained
 1 large Nature's Yoke egg white
 lettuce leaves
 hamburger buns

Directions

1

Heat 1 T. oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook until tender, stirring often.

2

Place onion in a food processor. Add 1/4 cup salsa and next 10 ingredients (through egg white). Pulse until a coarse paste forms, scraping sides. Shape bean mixture into 6 patties.

3

Add remaining oil to pan. Cook patties in hot oil over medium-high heat 2 minutes and 30 seconds on each side or until firm and brown.

4

Place 1 lettuce leaf, 1 patty, 2 T. salsa and chili sauce (if desired) on hamburger bun.

Black Bean Burgers