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Black Bean Burgers- Vegetarian BBQ Grilling Recipe

Black Bean Burgers Black beans are mixed with breadcrumbs and spiced with chili powder to create one delicious patty. Avocado adds a refreshing creamy topping to this hearty bean burger.


  • Black Beans, 1 -14 oz can 1 1/4 fluid ounces
  • Whole Beans mashed, 1/3 of one can 1/3 cup(s)
  • Bread Crumbs 3/4 cup
  • Egg 1 each
  • Chili Powder 1 teaspoon
  • Vegetable Oil 1 cup
  • Rolls 4 each
  • Condiments 1 teaspoon(s)
  • Avocado 1 each


Kids: In a large bowl, mix together the black beans, refried beans, bread crumbs, egg and chili powder.
Together: Divide the mixture into four parts. Make 4 equal sized patties with your hands and place the patties on wax paper.
Together: Place another piece of wax paper on top of the patties and press down slightly.
Together: Refrigerate for at least several hours or overnight or place in a freezer for about an hour to allow the burgers to take shape.
Adults: If grilling, place a piece of tin foil on the grill and over high heat. Cook on the grill burgers for about 8 minutes per side.
Adults: If pan frying, coat a large skillet with a light layer of vegetable oil and place over medium-high heat. Fry black bean patties about 3 minutes per side, or until a crunchy crust forms.
Adults: Serve on hamburger buns topped with avocado slices and whatever other burger condiments you like.

About this Recipe
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 0 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
Submitted By
Mike of Tualatin, Oregon-Meatless Monday Organization
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