Meatless Spicy Black Bean BurgersTry these spicy black bean burgers at your next barbeque for a lower calorie alternative to beef that is full of flavor! Top with tomato and avocado!4 burgers1 (15oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed1/2 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs1 large egg white2 cloves garlic, minced1/4 cup diced red onion/2 cup fresh cilantro1 teaspoon chili powder1/2 teaspoon cumin1/4 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon pepper1/2 cup shredded pepper-jack cheesenonstick cooking spray4 whole wheat buns toasted1 avocado, peeled and sliced
Try these meatless spicy black bean burgers at your next barbecue! So many people avoid red meat or meat in general this is a great vegetarian option. The pepper jacks cheese in these black bean burgers adds nice kick & texture. A lower calorie meatless option that is full of flavor! Black beans are a great source of fiber. Fiber aids in digestion and can help lower cholesterol.
-From the Kitchen of Chris Freytag
Ingredients you will need:
1 (15oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs
1 large egg white
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup diced red onion
1/2 cup fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup shredded pepper-jack cheese
nonstick cooking spray
4 whole wheat buns toasted
1 avocado, peeled and sliced
In the bowl of a food processor, combine the black beans, breadcrumbs, egg white, garlic, red onion, cilantro, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper. Pulse until mixture is well combined and beans are finely chopped but not entirely smooth.
Fold pepper-jack cheese into the blended bean mixture.
Spray a large nonstick skillet with non stick cooking spray and place over medium heat.
Form the bean and cheese into 4 equal patties and place in the hot pan, cooking for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until hot throughout.
Place cooked black bean burgers on toasted buns and top with tomatoes and sliced avocado before serving.
total prep & cook time 35 min
13.5 grams of fat 17g protein 60 grams carbs 15.5 grams of fiber
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