Black Bean Burger
  • 1 15-oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed in 3 tbsp warm water (soak 10 minutes)
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 2 tsp Thai chili sauce or hot sauce
  • 1 cup cooked bulgar
  • 2 tbsp corn meal
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced and sautéed, chopped tomato, avocado, pickles, salsa, etc.
  1. Add ground flaxseed to warm water and let sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Add 1 tbsp olive oil to skillet and sauté onion and garlic for five minutes.
  3. (When these are done I remove and cook another sliced onion to use as a topping.)
  4. In a medium bowl, mash black beans with a fork until thick and pasty.
  5. Stir in onion and garlic. Add chili powder, cumin, chili sauce, cooked bulgar, corn meal and flaxseed liquid. Mix well. Add salt to taste. Divide mixture into four patties and refrigerate for at least an hour.
  6. If grilling: place patties on greased foil and grill about 8 minutes on each side.
  7. If baking: Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven on a greased baking sheet for 10 minutes on each side.
  8. If frying: Spray skillet and burgers with Pam and fry for about 5 minutes per side.
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