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Black Bean Burgers

Black Bean Burger with sauce and oranges on the side.
Servings per Recipe
Serving Size
1 burger with bun
Nutrition Facts
Calories : 287
Fat : 7 g
Sodium : 650 mg
Total Carbohydrates : 47 g
Dietary Fiber : 8 g
Protein : 9 g
1 can (15.5 ounce) low-sodium black beans (drained and rinsed)
1 large egg
½ cup cooked brown rice
2 green onions, mince both green and white sections
2 Tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or fresh basil
1 clove garlic, minced
¼ teaspoon dried oregano or basil
1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
4 whole-wheat buns
Wash hands with soap and water.
Add beans to a bowl and mash with a fork until chunky. Add the egg and mix well.
Add precooked rice, green onions, garlic, fresh cilantro, dried oregano, salt, and pepper and mix until well combined.
Divide the mixture into 4 portions and form each portion into a patty about ¾ to 1-inch thick.
Place a large skillet over high heat. Add oil to skillet. Add burgers and cook 4 to 5 minutes per side until browned and heated throughout.
Place burgers on whole wheat buns. Serve.
Store leftover burgers in the refrigerator within 2 hours.

Serve each burger with your favorite toppings such as tomatoes, lettuce, guacamole, salsa, or low-fat cheese.



Adapted from recipe Black Bean Burgers from