Vegan Black Bean Burger
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You can saute or bake these black bean burgers. Sauteing will make them crispier.
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
  • 2 14-ounce cans of rinsed, drained, cooked black beans
  • 3 tablespoons vegan mayonnaise (or aquafaba liquid )
  • ⅓ cup of bread crumbs (use Panko for gluten-free)
  • 1½ teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ⅛-1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional - adds heat)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped (you can substitute parsley)
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees if baking
  2. Add one 14-ounce can of rinsed, drained, cooked black beans into a food processor, Add the mayonnaise, bread crumbs, cumin, oregano, cayenne (if using) salt and ground black pepper. Pulse together until a coarse puree forms. Transfer to a bowl.
  3. Add another 14-ounce can of cooked, rinsed, drained black beans and the cilantro. Stir together.
  4. Form the mixture into 4 patties and bake in a 400 degree oven for 20 minutes turning once or until the center feels firm.
  5. Or heat a non-stick pan and cook burgers until the outsides are crips and lightly browned. About 8 minutes total, turning once.
Recipe by Ordinary Vegan at