Southwest Black Bean Burger

You can never have enough veggie burger recipes.  This is a good one for those of you who like a little heat.  This burger is very low in fat, and packed with protein and fiber.


– 1 can of black beans drained and rinsed – 1 C of bread crumbs – 1 jalapeno seeds removed – 1/2 C of cilantro – 1/2 of a red bell pepper – 1/2 Tbsp of cumin – 1 Chipotle Pepper in Adobo Sauce add more if you want it extra spicy! – 1/2 Tbsp of chili powder – pinch of cayenne pepper – 1 tsp of onion powder – 1 tsp of garlic powder – Buns – Burger Toppings

INSTRUCTIONS Place beans, chipotle pepper, cilantro, bell pepper, and jalapeno in food processor and pulse until it is all mixed together and smooth.

Place bean mixture into bowl add all seasonings and mix together with hands. Slowly mix in bread crumbs until mixture becomes sticky. You may need more or less than a cup.

Put mixture in refrigerator for 10 minutes. Remove bowl from fridge and form 4 medium patties. If mixture is too wet still, add more bread crumbs.

Place patties in a non stick pan. Cook until both side are crispy, and the burgers are warmed through. Remove from oven and serve on buns, top with your favorite burger toppings.