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Black Bean Burgers with Spicy Pico de Gallo Recipe

A fabulous spicy vegetarian recipe. You can adjust the size and turn it into a mouthwatering appetizer. Serve with pico de gallo. You can omit the egg and use aquafaba for a vegan option.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword healthy, vegetarian, veggie burger
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 4
Calories 376 kcal

Ingredients

Pico de Gallo

  • 3 Roma tomatoes diced
  • 1 onion small, diced
  • 1 jalapeno cored, seeded and diced
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 1 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 1 dash sugar

Instructions

  1. To make the "burgers": In a food processor, place beans, onion, garlic, cilantro and jalapeno. Pulse a few times until you have a thick dough-like texture. Add in the cumin, chili powder, allspice, egg,(aquafaba) and chickpea flour and pulse again until well mixed, but you want to have a chunky texture, not a puree. Place mixture in a bowl and chill for about 20 minutes.
  2. Shape into 4 patties. Place the patties on a place and refrigerate for 30-45 minutes to allow them to firm up. ( Resting time.)

  3. While the patties are resting make the pico de gallo. Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix. Refrigerate until ready to use.

  4. Once the patties are firm and ready, remove them from the refrigerator. Heat olive oil ( enough to cover the bottom of the pan) in a non-stick skillet and quickly pan fry for about 5 minutes on each side.

  5. Serve on a bun or greens and top with pico de gallo.

Nutrition Facts
Black Bean Burgers with Spicy Pico de Gallo Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 376 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 58mg3%
Potassium 820mg23%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Fiber 14g58%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 1010IU20%
Vitamin C 19.6mg24%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 4.8mg27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.