Veggie Black Bean Burger


  • 16 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, cut small
  • 1/2 small onion
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp salsa
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup cooked brown rice


  1. Drain and rinse beans. Dry the beans before putting in a food processor. Pulse until slightly mashed.
  2. Chop red bell pepper and onion into big pieces. Add to the food processor with garlic. Pulse.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and pulse until well mixed.
  4. Form into patties and place on wax paper. Freeze for 2 hours.
  5. Cook by:
    • Grill: Place on a sheet of lightly oiled aluminum foil. Cook over medium-high heat for 7-8 minutes per side.
    • Pan: Lightly oil a skillet and cook on medium heat. Cook 7 minutes on each side.
    • Oven: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Bake on a lightly oiled baking sheet for 14 minutes.
  6. Serve on whole wheat buns with lettuce, tomato, avocado, and any other veggies you like.


Recipe source: Super Healthy Kids