Recipe – Black Bean Burgers

Servings 4


  • 2 cans low sodium black beans
  • 1/4 cup grated white onion
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup grated carrots
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. siracha sauce
  • 1/4 tsp. salt and pepper
  • 1 tbs. olive oil for cooking burgers


  • Mash black beans with a fork in a medium bowl.
  • Next, add breadcrumbs, seasonings, sriracha, onion, carrots, breadcrumbs, and egg and mix well.
  • Form mixture into 4 patties.
  • Heat olive oil in skillet on medium high heat and cook burgers one by one for about 5 minutes per side or until cooked through.


*Serve on top a bed of greens rather than a hamburger bun. These burgers are great to make ahead of time and freeze for later use.