Beef and Black Bean Burgers

Prep Time: 20 Min Servings: 4 servings Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:

  • 19 oz. Can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup Red onion, finely diced
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Onion powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Ground pepper
  • 1/3 cup Large flake oats
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 lb. Extra lean ground beef

Directions:

  1. Place black beans, onion, spices, oats and egg in a food processor. Puree until smooth.
  2. Transfer the bean mixture into a large bowl and mix with the ground beef thoroughly.
  3. Form into 10 patties about the size of the palm of your hand.
  4. Preheat the BBQ to medium heat. Cook burgers over medium heat for 10 minutes on the first side and 5 minutes on the second side.
  5. Serve on a whole wheat bun with fresh vegetable toppings.

Notes:

Using a grilling basket helps to ensure they keep their shape. They can also be cooked inside in a frying pan.

Nutritional information per serving: Protein 18g Total fat 6g Carbohydrates 13g Calories 179 Sodium 178mg Cholesterol 54mg

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