Black Bean Burgers

Sometimes the thought of something other than beef in a burger is refreshing. It changes it up and gives a bit of a twist to your dinner. Plus I think beef burgers are best served on a bun, and these black bean burgers, well they turned more into patties.

I could put them in a salad, eat them on bread, or serving them alongside rice and veggies.

Oh, hello, doesn’t that just look delicious.

I love mixing up my meals and doing something a little different. I really like using beans as an alternative to meat (not that I don’t like meat but beans are a little  less fussy and more versatile).

So gives this a try, I think it has just enough flavor to qualify as almost meat.

Black Bean “Burgers”

1 can black beans, drained and rinsed

1 cup oats

1 tsp oregano

1 tsp basil

1 garlic clove, chopped

1 T soy sauce

1/2 t salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grind oats in a food processor or blender. Pour beans into a bowl and smash with a back of a fork or mash potato smasher to your desired consistency. Add in oats and seasonings and combine.

Form into patties and place on a baking sheet. Bake for about 15 to 20 minutes on each side.

Serve on buns, with rice and veggies or however you desire!


About Kristina

I'm a college student who's a self-proclaimed foodie, book lover, and exerciser. Balancing life, school, exercise, and my hobbies isn't easy but I'm making it work and trying to live healthy along the way.

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Hi! I'm Kristina and a college student who loves food, eating, fitness, and variety of other fun things! I have a combined love of food and fitness and trying to balance it all into my busy life. FoodNook is my way of documenting my experiences and adventures in navigating healthy living on my own and trying out new things.
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