Black Bean Burger

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Black Bean Burger

Course Mealtime
Keyword black beans, vegetarian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Servings 4
Author CK Kochis


  • 1/4 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 15 ounce canned black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup carrots finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup sweet red pepper finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minsed
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons grapeseed oil or olive oil


  • Prepare quinoa per package instructions; cool.
  • Using hand-held blender, process oats to flour (leaving some whole).
  • Rinse and drain black beans. Add to mixing bowl and mush with a fork or potato masher (leaving some whole).
  • Add quinoa, oats, egg, carrot, red pepper, garlic, cumin and salt to black beans; mix together; form into patties.
  • Heat grapeseed oil in skillet (medium heat); carefully add patties to skillet. Cook 2-3 minutes per side. Serve warm.


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