Quick Healthy Black Bean Burger by Bhavna - Vegan & Gluten Free

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Feb. 11, 2014

A cup of black beans packs a whopping 15 grams of satisfying protein and doesn't contain any of the saturated fat found in other protein sources, like red meat. Black beans very high in fiber, folate, protein, and antioxidants, along with numerous other vitamins and minerals. Black beans make a complete protein when paired with brown rice, which is often why they are so commonly included in a vegetarian diet.


Boiled black beans 2 Cup (32 tbs) , cooked with salt
Corn 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (or use other veggie if desired)
Almond meal 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Flax meal 3 Tablespoon
Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
Chili paste 1/2 Tablespoon
Oil 2 Tablespoon (as needed)



1. In food processor, add black beans, almond meal, flax meal, minced garlic, chilli paste, and corn. Blitz until coarsely ground.

2. Roll mixture to patty and cook on griddle with little oil for 1-2 minutes each side.


3. Serve on top of bread with your favourite topping and enjoy!


If you do not have flax or almond meal, use any binding agent like thick yogurt, sour cream, egg etc.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 187Calories from Fat 81

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 177 mg7.38%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%


Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet