Black Bean Burgers

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size½ of recipe
Total Fat16 g
Saturated Fat2 g
Sodium980 mg
Total Carbohydrate63 g
Dietary Fiber15 g
Protein17 g

Servings and Times


Time Saving Tip: Start boiling potatoes for potato salad before preparing burgers.

Ingredients and Preparation

Black beans, rinsed and drained1 (15-ounce) can
Red onion, chopped + extra slices¼
Breadcrumbs¼ cup
Jerk seasoning1 teaspoon
Canola oil1 tablespoon
Reduced-fat mayonnaise2 tablespoons
Whole-wheat burger buns, toasted2
Lettuce leaves2


  • In a medium bowl, mash beans with a fork into a paste-like consistency. Stir in onions, breadcrumbs, and jerk seasoning. Form bean mixture into 2½-inch thick patties.
  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium to medium-high heat. Add patties to pan, and cook for about 3-5 minutes on each side, until browned and crisp.
  • Spread 1 tablespoon mayonnaise on one side of each bun. Arrange burgers, red onion slices, and lettuce leaves on buns, and serve.
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