The Best Black Bean Burger


The Best Black Bean Burger

If your diet plan allows a higher carb intake but you don't want the gluten that comes with a normal burger bun, a black bean burger is a great alternative. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 228 kcal


  • 1/2 16 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 onion, finely diced
  • 1 1/2 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 egg
  • 1/2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp hot sauce
  • 1/8 cup raw oats
  • 1/8 cup, pureed avocado


  1. In a bowl, mash the beans to break apart.

  2. Blend the red pepper, onion, and garlic in a food processor until tiny chunks are formed. Stir this into the bean mixture.

  3. Next, add in the egg, spices, and avocado. Stir together well, then mix in the oats.

  4. Form into four large patties. Place on a preheated grill, brushed with a little olive oil, then grill for about 8 minutes per side.

  5. Serve with a little added avocado on top, if desired.