Baked Black Bean Veggie Burgers
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 40 mins
  • 1 16 oz can black beans, drained
  • ½ red bell pepper
  • ½ onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • Pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1¼ cups plain bread crumbs
  • Olive oil
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, mash black beans with a pastry blender or fork.
  3. Finely chop bell pepper, onion, and garlic in a food processor, then stir into mashed black beans.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat together egg, chili powder, red pepper flakes, and cumin with a fork.
  5. Add egg mixture to the mashed beans and stir well with a fork.
  6. Mix in bread crumbs well (should hold together).
  7. Divide mixture into four patties using hands greased with olive oil.
  8. Place patties on a baking sheet or broiler pan, and bake 15 minutes on each side for a total of 30 minutes.
  9. Serve on a toasted wheat bun with tomatoes, onions, and lettuce.
Makes 4 patties
Recipe by My San Francisco Kitchen at