Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Black Bean Burgers

Evening!  We have been absolutely snowed sleeted in today.  I'm starting to go a little bit stir crazy!  After taking in more MASH reruns than I care to admit to, I jumped up and went on a massive cleaning/organization spree.  I'm hoping to do a house tour vlog tonight so you all can see our current digs!

But first ...


... as promised, I am back with a step-by-step tutorial in making Black Bean Burgers.  This is so easy!


Black Bean Burgers

1/2 cup Black Beans, drained and rinsed
1 tbsp Flour
1/4 tsp Chili Powder
1/4 tsp. Pepper
1/4 tsp. Sea Salt
1/4-1/2 tsp. Water


Start by adding your beans, flour and spices to a bowl.


And MASH!

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Moving on - Add water as needed!

Then scoop the mixture out of the bowl, form a patty with your hands and throw onto a hot griddle.


When it gets to be a nice crispy golden color, flip and cook.


Melt some cheese on it if you'd like!


I like to serve mine over a salad - but serve it on a hamburger roll if you'd like!


Try it!  It's not a replacement for hamburgers, but it's got a neat flavor and is a nice change of pace.

Wish me luck on my cleaning - hopefully I'll see you tonight with a house tour!

7 comments:

  1. Awesome!! I love black bean burgers -- haven't tried making them myself yet.

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  2. Sweet! Thanks for the recipe & step by step! : )

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  3. I'll make those for Brandon. I'm sure he'll love them! Thanks for sharing ;-)

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  4. Awesome pictures.

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  5. Thanks for all the positive feedback everyone. I've read that Pinto Beans also work well for making bean burgers. Good luck!

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  6. That burger looks great. I've made hommemade veggie burgers a few times -- they're always delicious, but most days I am lazy and reach for something from the freezer.

    This post is a great reminder of how SIMPLE it can be to make your own. Probably more healthy and tasty than from a box too!

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  7. Christine, you are so right! And inexpensive too! A can of beans is less than $1 and this will make three or four burgers!

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