Spicy Black Bean Burgers
- 2 (14oz) cans low-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed well
- 1/2 medium yellow onion
- 1/2 large green pepper, seeds discarded
- 1 large clove garlic
- 1 medium carrot
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- 1 tsp spicy chili garlic sauce, optional (if you like them spicy)
- 1 egg
- 1/4 c. herbed bread crumbs
-Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line baking sheet with parchment.
-In bowl of food processor, add onion, green pepper, carrot and garlic.
-Pulse to combine well and mince ingredients.
-Remove from food processor bowl and place in fine mesh strainer to strain off excess liquid.
-In medium to large bowl, place rinsed and dried black beans.
-Smash into paste with fork.
-Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine well.
-If chili garlic sauce is not used, add a pinch of salt and ground pepper.
-Using hands (and mixture is relatively goopy, don't worry), place bun-sized patties onto baking sheet.
-Place into oven and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until edges have crisped up and burgers are cooked through.
-Remove from oven, let cool and serve or store.