Black Bean & Brown-rice Veggie Burgers

Blog_January 12, 2013

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Now, on to the food …

I love a good, hearty veggie burger. Using canned beans and quick-cook rice allows you to whip up a healthy dinner in no time. Serve on buns with the fixings, or simply eat with a plate of veggies or atop a salad. Enjoy!

Black Bean & Brown-rice Veggie Burgers

 
Recipe Type: Dinner
Cuisine: Vegetarian/Vegan
Author: Slightly adapted from a Food Everyday recipe
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 30 mins
Serves: 4
A quick & dirty weeknight veggie burger!
Ingredients
  • 2 cans (15 oz) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 large scallions, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 3/4 cup cooked brown rice
  • S/P
  • Olive oil
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In a food processor, process half the beans, scallions, jalapeno, and cumin until a chunky paste forms.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the bean paste with the rice and remaining beans; season with S/P.
  4. Divide mixture into four patties and brush both sides with olive oil.
  5. Brush a rimmed baking sheet with olive oil and place in oven for 5 minutes.
  6. Carefully place patties onto the hot sheet; bake until golden brown, about 12 minutes, rotating halfway through.
  7. Let rest 5 minutes on sheet before removing.
Serving size: 1 burger Calories: 276 Fat: 6 g Saturated fat: 0.9 g Carbohydrates: 39.5 g Fiber: 12.5 g Protein: 14.2 g
Notes
These are GREAT with Greek yogurt, Sriacha hot sauce, and avocado!

 

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