The Easy Black Bean Burgers

The Easy Black Bean Burgers
The Easy Black Bean Burgers


  • 1/2 large red onion chopped
  • 1-2 whole chipotle peppers in adobo sauce optional
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 15 ounce cans black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 large eggs


  • Place onion, chipotle, and garlic into a food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Add in black beans and pulse until the black beans are partially chopped, leaving some whole or partial beans. Transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  • Stir in the bread crumbs, cumin, salt, pepper, and eggs until well combined.
  • Divide up the mixture to form 8 patties. 
  • When ready to cook choose one of the following options:
    SKILLET: Heat a lightly oiled skillet to medium-high heat. Cook for 5 minutes on each side.BAKED: Bake in a 400-degree oven for 5 minutes each side.GRILLED: Cook on an outdoor grill for 5 minutes each side.
  • Serve hot on a bun with desired toppings. 

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