Black Bean Burgers

A burger on lettuce wrap? Yes please… a black bean burger…YAS! Full of protein, juicy, good for you. What else can be better?

Ingredients

2 cans black beans, rinsed and drained

1 onion, minced

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 carrots, shredded

½ cup quick-cook oats

2 Tbs of chopped roasted peppers

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon cumin

½ teaspoon coriander

½ teaspoon chili powder

¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

salt, to taste

pepper, to taste

4-5 Romaine Lettuce leaves

Directions

Heat one tablespoon of olive oil in a pan. Combine onions, garlic, salt, and pepper and cook until onions are translucent.

Add carrots, cumin, coriander, chili powder, and cayenne pepper until carrots are tender. Remove pan from heat.

In a bowl, mash the beans and then add the chopped red peppers and the contents of the pan along with the soy sauce and quick oats. Mix and form patties. Place in freezer for 30 minutes to set.

Cook patties on a pan coated in cooking spray over medium heat, flipping halfway. Use patties to create your dream veggie burger and enjoy!

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