Black bean burgers on wooden cutting board with vegetable condiements

Dinner / Seasonal - Fall

Black Bean Burgers

6 Servings

Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 15 minutes


Diet Style


Tools You'll Need

  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Cutting Board
  • Chef’s Knife
  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • Potato Masher
  • Baking Sheet
  • Aluminum Foil


  • 1 (15oz) can low-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ red bell pepper, diced
  • ½ onion, diced
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • ¾ cup breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup grape seed oil


  1. Preheat oven

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Mash

    Place beans in a large mixing bowl and, using a potato masher, mash the beans until they're almost a paste.

  3. Add remaining ingredients

    Add in all remaining ingredients except grape seed oil and mix well.

  4. Shape into patties

    Shape into 6 individual patties and brush patties with grape seed oil on both sides.

  5. Arrange patties

    Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and arrange patties in a single layer.

  6. Bake

    Bake in oven for 12-15 minutes or until patties firm up.

  7. Serve

    Serve on in a whole-wheat pita or on a whole-wheat bun with your favorite condiments.