Black Bean Burgers

August 21, 2018

Author Notes:

Simple and delicious, vegetarian and vegan black bean burgers with corn, salsa, cilantro, and spices. Fry them until crispy and serve with the burger fixings.

Dash of Amy

Makes: 12
Prep time: 10 hrs
Cook time: 10 hrs


  • 2 cans black beans, strained & rinsed
  • 1 can corn, drained
  • 1/2 large red onion, chopped in big pieces
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 2 teaspoons Sriracha sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mrs. Dash chicken seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle seasoning (Frontera)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons plain bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
In This Recipe


  1. Place onions and cilantro in food processor and blend on high until finely chopped.
  2. Add the black beans and blend until mostly blended and broken down.
  3. Transfer to a large mixing bowl, and add the corn, salsa, and seasonings; mix well.
  4. Add the bread crumbs and mix.
  5. Put some cornmeal on a plate, shape the bean mixture into patties, and dip both sides into the cornmeal coating well.
  6. Heat a large skillet over medium heat, and add olive oil and bean burgers.
  7. Cook until browned on both sides, about 5 minutes per side.
  8. Serve on a plate, or in a bun with all of the burger fixings.

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