Spicy Black Bean Burger
"Quick and easy Spicy Black Bean Burgers. Packed with flavor and inexpensive to make. This recipe only requires 10 ingredients and can be made in 30 minutes or less!"
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Recipe Intro From itsallgoodvegan

These pantry-friendly black bean veggie burgers clock in at 10 ingredients and can be assembled in under 30 minutes. Top with vegan cheese and all the fixings! 

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Prep time 20mins
Cook time 10mins
Serves or Makes: 3


  • 1/ 2 medium white onion, cut in thirds
  • 1/ 2 medium jalapeno pepper, seeds removed
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/ 2 cup breadcrumbs, or gluten-free breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon salt


  • Step 1

    In a high powered blender or food processor combine the onion, jalapeno, garlic, and pulse until blended into small pieces. Add the beans and 1 tablespoon oil to the blender. Pulse 2-3 times, until it forms a sticky mixture.

  • Step 2

    Transfer the bean mixture to a medium bowl and mix in the breadcrumbs, nutritional yeast, cumin, chili powder and salt.

  • Step 3

    Using your hands divide the black bean mixture into 3 large balls. Flatten the balls down and form your patties.

  • Step 4

    Heat a pan or cast iron skillet on medium heat. Once hot add 1 tablespoon of oil and cook each burger for 5 minutes then flip and cook for an additional 5 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Serve with your favorite toppings.

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