"Beef and Cheese" Black Bean Burgers

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  • 2-15 oz cans of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, diced
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Red pepper flakes to taste
  • Cooking spray


  • In a sautee pan on medium/high heat using your cooking spray, sautee the diced garlic for approximately 2 minutes, until fragrant.
  • Add the onion and sautee until soft and lightly brown, approximately 4-6 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool for a few minutes
  • While the garlic and onion cools, place the drained and rinsed black beans in a food processor with the two eggs

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  • Cover and pulse 3-4 times
  • Then add the sauteed garlic and onions, and pulse in the food processor until blended (will be very a wet mixture)
  • Remove the mixture from the food processor and place in a mixing bowl. Add the panko breadcrumbs.
  • Taking a large sheet of tin foil, lightly spray all over with cooking spray.
  • Evenly dividing the sticky black bean mixture, create 8 burger patties and place on the sprayed tin foil sheet.
  • Preheat your grill and place entire tin foil sheet with burgers on the grate and cover.
  • Cook for about 15 minutes or until cooked through, flipping half way.
  • Use your favorite burger bun and toppings and enjoy! 🍔

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Nutritional Info:

  • Serving size: 1 burger
  • Calories: 153 calories
  • Fat: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Protein: 9g

As seen in picture:

  • 1x black bean burger
  • 1x Dave's Killer Bread Organic Burger Bun
  • 1x slice colby jack cheese
  • 1/4 avocado (approximate 50g)
  • 1 tomato slice
  • 502 calories, 18g fat, 64g carbohydrates, 21g protein