Black Bean Burgers


  • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
  • 1 small onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained, divided (15oz.)
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  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp. cold water
  • 1 cup mashed potato flakes
  • 1/4 cup quick cooking oats
  • 3 Tbsp. whole wheat flour
  • 2 Tbsp. nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 4 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 6 kaiser rolls, split
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 3/4 cup salsa


In a large microwave safe bowl, combine the mixed vegetables, onion and red pepper. Cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes. Coarsely mash 3/4 cup black beans. In a bowl, combine the cornstarch and water until smooth; stir in the mashed beans, potato flakes, oats, flour milk powder, egg, salt and pepper. Stir in vegetable mixture and remaining black beans. Shape into six 5/8 inch thick patties. In a large nonstick skillet, cook patties in oil for 4-5 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Serve on rolls with lettuce and salsa.


By Robin from Washington, IA

August 24, 20070 found this helpful

This recipe was copied from the August/September issue of Taste of Home magazine.

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August 26, 20070 found this helpful

Can't wait to try this recipe. I've tried to make up a recipe for b b burgers but it wasn't very good! I look forward to trying this one. I'm always on the lookout for a recipe that is good & low cal. Thanks!

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