Black Bean Burgers Recipe
Serves: 4
  • 2 T olive or vegetable oil
  • 1½ c onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 T fresh ginger, minced
  • ½ t allspice
  • ½ t nutmeg
  • 1½ c black beans, cooked or canned
  • 1½ c cooked rice
  • ½ habanero pepper or 1 jalapeño pepper, chopped (seeds optional)
  • 1 c bread crumbs
  • 1 t salt
  • black pepper
  1. Heat 1 T of oil and sauté the onions, stirring occasionally, until they soften, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, ginger, allspice, and nutmeg and sauté for two more minutes.Pour into food processor along with beans, rice, and peppers. Pulse repeatedly, until mixture is chopped, not puréed.
  2. Transfer to bowl, add remaining ingredients, and mix well. Taste and adjust seasonings.
  3. Shape into four patties, adding more bread crumbs if necessary.
  4. Fry in 1 T oil over medium heat until crust forms, about 4 minutes per side.
Recipe by OurKidsMom at