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Black-Bean Burgers

Prep time 10 mins
Bake time 20 mins
Yield Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 15-oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
  • Salt and pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 215
  • fat 9 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 8 g
  • carbohydrate 28 g
  • fiber 7 g
  • cholesterol 53 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 821 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F; lightly grease a large, rimmed baking sheet.

  2. Warm oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add celery and onion and cook, stirring often, until softened, 3 to 5 minutes. Add garlic and sauté 1 minute longer.

  3. Pour beans into a large bowl and use a fork to mash into a thick paste. Scrape vegetables from skillet into bowl. Stir in egg, cumin and bread crumbs. Season with salt and pepper and use your hands to form 4 patties. Place on baking sheet and bake until firm and set, about 10 minutes on each side.