Recipe from Marlena Izdebska
Vegan Treat

BBQ Black Bean Burger with Pickled Beets

and pickled jalapenos
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BBQ Black Bean Burger with Pickled Beets

BBQ Black Bean Burger with Pickled Beets - Recipe and Photo: Marlene Izdebska

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Difficulty:
easy
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Preparation:
15 min.
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Healthy, because

Even smarter

This beautiful vegan burger is packed with powerful vegetable protein from the black beans.

Make sure to use a whole wheat bun stead of a white bun for added fiber.

Ingredients

for
4
BLACK BEAN BURGER MIX
3 cloves garlic
1 small, peeled white onion
3 heaping tablespoons Old Fashioned Oats
2 tablespoons chopped Walnut
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon Maple syrup
½ teaspoon Chili powder
½ teaspoon Smoked paprika powder
14 ounces black beans (can, drained)
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
BURGER LAYERS
4 small Hamburger bun (or 2 large)
4 teaspoons Honey mustard
4 pieces leaf lettuce
4 slices tomatoes
4 slices Red onions
2 tablespoons pickled jalapeño
4 tablespoons pickled Beets
4 tablespoons vegan or regular Barbecue sauce
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.

Add garlic and onions to a food processor and pulse until finely minced. Add oats, walnuts, water, soy sauce, maple syrup, chili powder, and smoked paprika. Process until you have a smooth texture. Add drained black beans and pulse until fairly smooth but leave some texture.

2.

Scrape mixture from food processor and form into 4 small or 2 large patties.

3.

Heat oil in a skillet or grill pan over medium heat. When hot add patties and fry for 4-5 minutes on each side. Remove from pan and set aside.

4.

Halve the buns and lightly grill them in the same pan on the cut side for about 2 minutes.

5.

Brush the bottom of the bun with mustard and add a lettuce leaf. Place a black bean patty on top of the lettuce. Top with a tomato slice, sliced red onion, pickled jalapeños, and pickled beets.

6.

Spread inside top bun generously with BBQ Sauce and cover the burger.

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