Smoky Black Bean Burgers

Smoky Black Bean Burgers


"I had a hard time finding a black bean burger recipe that was not 'tex-mex,' so I made one up. Cook in a skillet or on the grill. Serve on buns with your favorite condiments."


55 m servings 128 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 128 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 1.5 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 7.5 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 753 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix ground flax seed and water together in a small bowl. Let sit to thicken, about 5 minutes.
  2. Mix flax mixture, black beans, panko bread crumbs, garlic, salt, Worcestershire sauce, and liquid smoke together in a bowl until combined. Form batter into 4 patties; arrange on a plate. Chill in refrigerator until set, about 30 minutes.
  3. Spray a skillet with cooking spray; place patties in skillet over medium heat. Cook until browned, about 5 minutes per side.
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  1. 25 Ratings


Great simple recipe! Took Ten minutes of prep time including the 5 minutes to let the flax seed thicken. I did not use the liquid smoke, but everything else was left the same. My wife made su...

Delicious! A hit with even my non-veggie friends and relatives. Not to mention it's vegan!

These were really really yummy! I wanted to double the batch for lunches, but only had 1 can of black beans, so I added a can of red kidney beans as well. And then, because I had "scraps" left o...

Love it!!! I used quick cooking oatmeal instead of pnako bread crumbs.

Tasty, but I discovered I don't think I really care for liquid smoke. For me next time I make these I'll leave it out and add some other seasonings. They were very quick to put together. I made ...

Easy and delicious! I didn't have flax so I mixed 2 tsp tapioca starch into the bread crumbs and omitted the water. I also left out the extra salt and added onion powder. I dusted the patties in...

Cooked these on the grill then put them on a pretzel bun with pepper jack and avocado. They were awesome!

I subbed chipotle powder (1 t) for liquid smoke and added chopped onions. Great recipe. Can't believe more restaurants won't step up their game on this. We served it on toasted bread w chipotle ...

I didn't have flax seed, but made this anyway and loved it, got some flax seed and excited to try it again.