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Black Bean Burgers: Irresistible & Guilt-Free

Black Bean Burgers: Irresistible & Guilt-Free

Are you  in the mood for a burger? Still want to maintain a diet? Look no further! Our recipe for Black Bean Burgers is here to fulfill those cravings with a guilt twist. These burgers are not only packed with protein but also bursting with flavor. We’ve carefully crafted them to provide satisfaction without compromising your well-being. Whether you’re a vegetarian or a meat lover this Black Bean Burgers recipe is sure to please everyone and become an addition to your meal planning. Let’s dive into the secrets of creating the perfect black bean patty that’s crispy on the outside tender, on the inside and absolutely delicious.

Black Bean Burgers: Irresistible & Guilt-Free

Healthy Recipe, for Black Bean Burgers


  •  2 cans (15 ounces each) of beans drained, rinsed and dried
  •  1 tablespoon of ground flaxseed mixed with 3 tablespoons of water ( egg)
  •  1/2 cup finely chopped bell pepper (choose your preferred color)
  •  1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  •  3 cloves of garlic minced
  •  1 and 1/2 teaspoons of ground cumin
  •  1 teaspoon of chili powder
  •  1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  •  1/4 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  •  1/2 cup bread crumbs or rolled oats (for gluten free option)

Optional: 1/4 cup corn for added texture

Salt and pepper to taste

Cooking oil (such as olive oil or any other vegetable oil)

Black Bean Burgers Instructions

Bean Preparation

Preheat the oven to 325°F (163°C). Spread the beans on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for about 15 minutes until they are slightly dried out.

Flax Egg Preparation

While the beans are in the oven make a flax egg by mixing ground flaxseed with water. Let it sit for a minutes until it reaches an egg consistency.

Sautéing Vegetables

In a skillet, over heat heat an amount of oil. Add the bell pepper, onion and garlic to the skillet. Sauté them until they become soft which usually takes 5 minutes.

Mashing Beans; After the beans have dried, transfer them to a bowl. Use a fork or potato masher to mash them.

Combine Ingredients; Add the sautéed vegetables flax egg, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, smoked paprika, bread crumbs or oats corn (if desired) and a pinch of salt and pepper, to the beans. Mix everything together until well combined.

Shape into Patties; Divide the mixture into 6 8 portions and shape them into patties.

Cook the Patties; Heat the remaining oil in the skillet over heat. Place the patties in the skillet. Cook until they become crisp and browned on each side for 4 5 minutes.

Serve; Serve these black bean burgers on whole grain buns with your toppings like lettuce, tomato, avocado and your preferred sauce.


Texture; To make burgers you can consider adding a 1/4 cup of bread crumbs or oats.

Flavor Variations; Feel free to add spices or herbs according to your taste preferences.

Storage; Cooked black bean burgers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week. Frozen for, up to 3 months. For results when reheating, use either an stovetop method. Indulge, in the pleasure of savoring your homemade black bean burgers, a delightful and nutritious option that offers a refreshing twist to the classic burger experience sure to satisfy even the most refined taste buds!