Homemade Black Bean Burgers

Total Time: 45 minutes

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 6

Author: Beth - Budget Bytes

Source: www.budgetbytes.com

Homemade Black Bean Burgers

Ingredients

· 2 15oz. cans black beans ($0.96)· 1/4 red onion ($0.11)· 1 clove garlic ($0.08)· 1/4 bunch fresh cilantro* ($0.20)· 1 Tbsp sriracha ($0.11)· 1 Tbsp mayonnaise ($0.09)· 1 tsp ground cumin ($0.10)· 1.5 Tbsp soy sauce ($0.09)· 1/4 tsp pepper ($0.03)· 1 large egg ($0.23)· 1 cup plain breadcrumbs ($0.26)· 2 Tbsp cooking oil ($0.08)

Instructions

Step 1Rinse and drain the canned black beans. Add the black beans to a food processor along with the red onion, garlic, cilantro, sriracha, mayonnaise, cumin, soy sauce, and pepper. Pulse the ingredients until they are evenly mixed, but still slightly chunky.Step 2Transfer the black bean mixture to a bowl and add one large egg and 1 cup breadcrumbs. Stir the ingredients together until they're evenly combined. Let the mixture sit for about 5 minutes.Step 3Divide the black bean mixture into six equal portions, then shape each portion into a patty, about 3.5 inches in diameter, ½-inch thick.Step 4To cook the black bean burgers, heat 1Tbsp cooking oil in a skillet over medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add a few of the black bean burgers and cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until they are well browned and heated through. Repeat with more oil and the rest of the patties until they're all cooked.Step 5Place each patty in a bun, add your favorite toppings, and enjoy!