Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Becca's Black Bean Burgers

While I complete my food service rotation at NC State Dining, I am happy to be able to live with my brother and sister-in-law in Raleigh. Luckily, they are both enjoy cooking, so we tend to have many kitchen experiments. My sister-in-law, Becca, had the wonderful idea of trying to create our own black bean burgers. Not following a recipe, we winged it and came up with a BOMB recipe ourselves! Below is the recipe! If you make them, comment and let me know what you think! With the SuperBowl happening this coming Sunday, this would be a great feature on your food spread if you have any vegetarians to cook for!


1 cup of bread crumbs
1/2 cup onion
2 handfuls of chopped kale (about 2 loose cups)
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried basil
2 teaspoons chili powder
2 tablespoon olive oil, divided
2 teaspoons chopped garlic
2 (15.25-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 large egg white, lightly beaten


Place onion, and kale in a food processor and grind; add beans and pulse unlit slightly blended

In a bowl mix together breadcrumbs, eggs, oil, and spices (salt, basil, oregano, chili powder)

Add in black bean mixture and stir until completely combined. Use your hands to press mixture into patties (~1/4 cup for each).

Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil on medium heat and place patties in pan.
Sear 4 minutes on both sides, or until each side is charred.

Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray and bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees, on each side until cooked thoroughly!

[Excuse the photo quality...I only had my outdated iPhone 4s]

1 comment:

Kate Steadman said...

Yummy! There are so many frozen black bean burgers out there. It's so nice to see a good recipe for homemade ones!

Sara Kate Styling