Saturday, May 23, 2015

Grilled Black Bean Burger

You can still eat plant-strong during outdoor grilling season, at gatherings with family & friends, or whenever you want an easy to make, healthy burger!  This zesty black bean burger is sure to fire up any celebration!!

What You Need:

·         1 16-ounce can black beans, drained & rinsed
·         2 carrots, finely diced
·         1 onion, chopped
·         3 cloves garlic, minced
·         1 Tbsp chili powder
·         1 Tbsp cumin
·         1 tsp hot sauce
·         1 tsp cinnamon
·         2 Tbsp olive oil
·         1 c bread crumbs

Toasted whole grain burger buns (4)

Optional:  Sea Salt & Black Pepper

What You Do:

Pre-heat grill, or fire up charcoal, or heat a grill pan over medium-low heat.

In a food processor, pulse onion and garlic until finely chopped. Add black beans, carrots, onion, garlic, chili powder, cumin, hot sauce, cinnamon, olive oil and pulse to combine.

Transfer mixture to a large mixing bowl, add the bread crumbs. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and mix until well combined.

Divide mixture into 4 portions and form into patties. Place on hot oiled grill over medium-low heat and cook about 7 minutes a side or until heated through. Toast hamburger buns on a grill. Place a burger on the bottom of each bun. Top with lettuce, tomato, and your choice of condiments.  Cover the burgers with the top of the bun and serve.    

Makes 4 Patties  

Optional Toppings:  

Sliced Tomato
Romaine lettuce leaves, or any other type you have on hand
Sliced Onion
Sauteed Mushrooms
Brown Mustard
Vegan Mayo

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Raven is a Holistic Wellness Consultant and Life / Spiritual Coach specializing in spiritual & energy healing, whole food plant-based nutrition, as well as healthy, wholesome, natural lifestyle information, products, resources, recipes, organic & Earth-friendly advice, and lots of "how to" fun stuff to make natural living a worthwhile journey for you and your pets! 

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