Black Bean Burgers

These veggie burgers are a healthy and quick dinner option. The “meat” makes for great leftovers which you can cook up for lunch the next day.

This recipe was enhanced from Fannetastic Food’s Mexican Black Bean & Spinach Burger recipe. I can’t seem to follow a recipe for the life of me. Must. Add. More. Veggies.



Go-To Black Bean Burgers
Makes 3 large burgers, or 4 medium

1 can of black beans rinsed and drained, reserving 1/4 cup of beans
1/4 cup of spinach
1/4 cup corn, reserved
1/4 cup carrots, finely diced, reserved
3 tbsp oats, reserving 1 tbsp
2 cloves garlic
1 tbsp ground flax seeds
1 tbsp of Tabasco of other hot sauce
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp olive oil
1/4 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp salt


Add all ingredients into a food processor, reserving 1/4 cup of black beans, 1/4 cup corn, 1/4 cup finely diced carrots and 1 tbsp oats. Turn on your food processor and mix.

Once everything has fully mixed, stir in the reserved black beans, corn, carrots and oats.

Form into three large patties (or 4 medium patties).

Place them on a pre-heated skillet on medium-high that is coated with cooking oil or spray.

Cook each side for 6-7 minutes.

Serve on a bun, in a pita, atop salad or as is!

What’s your go-to veggie burger recipe?

Eat well,



Filed under 30 minute meals, Main Course

3 responses to “Black Bean Burgers

  1. ModernAlice

    These sound absolutely incredible! Exactly my type of veggie-packed burgers. I can’t wait to make them soon!

  2. Ooh these look great! Even for us ‘meat-eaters’ we could add ground chicken or something! Saw your blog on HLB and see you’re in Tampa like me! 🙂

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