Want a healthy alternative to high-fat beef burgers? This black bean burger recipe from the Food Network is easy, nutritious and delicious! Check out our slightly modified recipe and nutritional facts below. Once you’ve tried these, let us know what you think in the comments below.

black bean burger

Nutritional Facts (Per Patty):

Calories                273cal

Fat                          2.5g

Carbs                     47.5g

Protein                   15g


1/2 medium yellow onion, roughly chopped
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained, divided
2 tablespoons freshly chopped cilantro leaves
2 teaspoons freshly chopped parsley leaves
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 cup wheat bread crumbs
Salt and fresh ground black pepper


Heat a grill or grill pan over medium-low heat.

In a food processor, pulse onion and garlic until finely chopped. Add 1 can black beans, cilantro, parsley, egg, and red pepper flakes and pulse to combine.

Transfer mixture to a large mixing bowl, add the remaining can of black beans and the bread crumbs. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and mix until well combined.

Divide remaining mixture into 4 portions and form into patties. Place on hot grill over medium-low heat and cook about 6 minutes a side or until heated through.


Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/sandra-lee/black-bean-burgers-recipe/index.html?oc=linkback