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Tex Mex Black Bean Burgers
Tex Mex Black Bean Burgers Eileen Goltz | Pareve

  • 3 lbs. cooked black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ¼ cup diced onion
  • ½ cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 Tablespoons cilantro
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 hamburger buns

  • Salsa, guacamole, lettuce, tomato

  1. Put beans, onion, bell pepper, cayenne pepper, egg, bread crumbs and cilantro in food processor. Process, adding more breadcrumbs as needed to make a mixture dry enough to form into patties.
  2. Shape into 8 patties. Patties may be made a day ahead and refrigerated to allow them to set well.
  3. Heat 1 Tablespoon of the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add 4 patties and fry 2 minutes per side, turning once. Add remaining Tablespoon of olive oil and the remaining 4 patties and cook.
  4. Place each patty in a hamburger roll and serve with salsa and guacamole, if desired.