It’s Monday which means another Meatless Monday recipe for you! We have found an excellent black bean veggie burger recipe, it’s easy, quick, and fast! Once you make this recipe you won’t be buying pre-made veggie patties EVER again!

Ingredients:

1- 16 oz can of black beans, drained and rinsed

½ green bell pepper, cut into 2 inch pieces

½ onion, cut into wedges

3 or 4 cloves garlic, peeled

1 egg

1 tbsp chili powder

1 tsp hot sauce

1 tsp cumin

½ cup breadcrumbs

Directions:

Preheat your oven to 375 and prepare your baking sheet with oil.

While the oven is preheating, in a medium bowl mash black beans with a fork until thick and pasty.  In a food processor, finely chop bell pepper, onion and garlic. Then stir into mashed beans.

In a small bowl, stir together egg, chili powder, cumin and hot sauce. Stir the egg mixture into the mashed beans. Mix into bread crumbs until the mixture is sticky and holds together. Divide mixture into four patties.

Proceed to bake for about 10 minutes on each side.

Additional Notes:

Instead of baking you can grill on an outside grill. You can also make other substitutions and or changes to the ingredients based on your personal preferences.