MyNutriCounter / Smoky Black Bean Burgers on Potato Buns



For the Burger Patties

1 tbsp. flaxseed meal

2.5 tbsp. water

250g/8.75oz cooked black beans

30g/1oz almond meal

1 tbsp. cilantro

1 tbsp. parsley

7g/0.25oz garlic, minced

30g/1oz red onion, minced

0.5 tsp. paprika powder

1 tsp. cumin powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp. black pepper

For the Mayonnaise

125ml/4.25fl oz sunflower oil

1 tsp. cider vinegar

1/4 tsp. salt

1 tbsp./15g dijon mustard

8g/0.25oz flax seed meal

30ml/1fl oz water

For the Potato Buns

400g/14oz mashed potatoes

44g/1.5oz gluten-free flour

1/4 tsp. salt

1 tbsp./15g mustard

Non-stick cooking spray

Burger Fillings

30g/1oz romaine lettuce

120g/4.25oz tomatoes


For the Flaxseed Mayonnaise – makes 1 cup prepared mayonnaise

1.Combine flaxseed meal and water in a large bowl. Leave for 5 minutes.

2.Add the mustard and cider vinegar. Whisk to combine.

3.In a thin steady stream, gradually whisk in the sunflower oil.

4.Season with salt and pepper.

For the Potato Buns

1.Combine mashed potatoes, flour, salt, and mustard in a bowl.

2.Form into buns about 75 grams each.

3.Pan-fry in a non-stick pan for 3-4 minutes each side.

4.Drain on paper towels.

For the Burger Patties

1.Combine flaxseed meal and water in a bowl. Leave for 5 minutes.

2.Combine the flaxseed mix with half of the black beans, cilantro, parsley, garlic, red onion, salt, pepper, cumin, and paprika in a food processor and pulse into a smooth paste.

3.Combine this pureed mix with the remaining black beans, cilantro, and parsley.

4.Form into patties about 100-110 grams each.

5.Pan-fry in a non-stick skillet for 3-5 minutes per side.

Assemble the Burgers

1.Serve the patties on potato buns.

2.Add a dollop of flaxseed mayo, some fresh romaine lettuce, and tomato slices.



Update Message: We’re sure you’ll be converted to this healthy substantial burger option once you try it, we are also sure that you won’t only be eating it on the 31st August – National Burger Day.

Tags: dinner, vegetarian, recipes, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, lunch, Mains

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