Introduction: Black Bean Burgers (video Recipe)

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***note concerning the black bean burgers...if you added the avocado and you find the mixture a bit too moist and not holding it's shape just add a bit more bread crumbs to your mixture.***

Step 1: Gather and Prepare Your Ingredients

1/2 onion - chopped

4 cloves of garlic

16 oz. cooked black beans

Approx. 1 medium sized roasted red pepper chopped

1 cup of Panko or your desired bread crumb

1 tsp. cumin

2 tsp. Chili Powder

1/2 tsp. Cayenne Pepper

Salt - to taste

1 Avocado - optional

Your choice of cheese - sliced

Your choice of toppings and buns

Step 2:

Add garlic to a food processor or mash together with 1/2 the amount of black beans.

Step 3:

Add the mixture from the food processor to a large bowl and continue to combine the ingredients.

Add in onions, roasted red peppers, bread crumbs, cumin, chilli powder, cayenne pepper, salt and the avocado.

Step 4:

Combine the ingredients well. Usually by hand works best. Then proceed to shape into burger patties. The recipe makes for four decent sized burgers.

*If you added the avocado and find the mixture too moist or not holding it's shape well add more bread crumb to the mixture.

Step 5:

Preheat oven to 350F

Step 6:

Meanwhile grill or panfry - with a little oil until browned or golden brown.

Step 7:

Place patties on a baking sheet, add cheese and place in oven for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Step 8:

Build your burgers and enjoy! Check out the video for an additional quick recipe on how to make your own Chili mayo for an additional topping.

Step 9:

If you prefer, watch our video for step by step instructions.