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Southwest Black Bean Burgers

Amber Gray
These protein-packed black bean burgers have a southwest flair with a flavorful seasoning combo and added veggies. Plus, their freezer-friendly!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Entree & Main Dishes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 402 kcal


  • 1/2 red bell pepper cut in half
  • 1/2 small sweet onion cut in half
  • 1 15 oz. can low-sodium black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 1 to mato on the vine sliced
  • 1 avocado sliced


  • Place pepper and onion in food processor and blend until finely chopped (if there's a lot of water after blender, strain it out using a mesh strainer). If you don't have a food processor, grate or finely chop peppers and onions.
  • Mash black beans in large bowl. Add peppers/onions, egg, breadcrumbs, chili powder, cumin and garlic powder. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and mix well. Divide into 4 patties.
  • Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add patties and cook 6-8 minutes on each side.
  • Top buns with burgers, tomato and avocado.


Calories: 402kcalCarbohydrates: 60gProtein: 18gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 46mgSodium: 609mgFiber: 15gSugar: 5g
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