Vegan, Plant Based Oil Free Black Bean Burger
This makes enough for 3 or 4 nice big burgers so you can have a few ready for when you just want to heat & eat. You can pan fry these babies or bake in the oven at 375 for 20 minutes. Your choice. Use any bean or chickpea you want. For this to be an extra-great meal I offer you also make some oil free onion rings to go with it. I use my plant based burgers as a tool to insure I eat enough greens, so grab that kale, mustard greens, beet greens or whatever you have that is green in the old crisper drawer.
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This burger is all about flavor. Add some chipotles in adobo or fresh diced jalapenos in the mix. Just don’t get any in your eyes.
Plant Based Oil Free Black Bean Burger
- 1 15oz can black beans
- 2 cloves fresh garlic
- 1/2 cup low sodium veggie broth
- 1/3 cup nutritional yeast
- 1 tbsp cumin
- 1 tsp oregano
- 1/3 cup rolled oats
- black pepper to taste
- 1/2 cup oil free bread crumbs
- 2 slices bread
- 1/2 cup greens
- 1/3 tomato
- 1/3 onion
- 2 tbsp mustard
Open canned beans rinse and drain. Place beans in a large mixing bowl, add grated garlic, nutritional yeast, spices and oats in bowl. Mix well adding enough veggie broth to make everything come together. Work slowly and add only the required broth ( or plant milk ) to make everything come together enough to hold together when clumped. Place sliced bread in toaster. Preheat a nonstick pan on medium heat. Sprinkle bread crumbs onto a piece of wax paper and form a 1/2" thick burger patty. Coat top with bread crumbs. Cook patty in pan for 2-3 minutes covered. Turn and cook till both sides are evenly browned. Burger time !!
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