Spicy Black Bean Burgers


Super yummy and simple black bean burgers with a spicy jalapeno twist!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 burgers


  • 1 egg

  • 1 ½ tablespoons ground cumin

  • 1 tablespoon chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon chile-garlic sauce (such as Sriracha®)

  • 1 (16 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 jalapeno pepper, minced

  • 1 cup canned whole kernel corn, drained

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ cup bread crumbs

  • ½ cup whole wheat flour

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil


  1. Whisk egg, cumin, chili powder, and chile-garlic sauce together in a bowl.

  2. Mash black beans in a separate bowl until they reach a paste-like consistency.

  3. Stir jalapeno pepper, corn, and garlic through the black bean paste.

  4. Mix the egg mixture into the black bean mixture.

  5. Scatter the bread crumbs over the black bean mixture; mix with your hands to evenly incorporate.

  6. Form the resulting mixture into 4 patties.

  7. Pour flour into the bottom of a shallow dish; coat the patties in the flour to help them hold shape.

  8. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook the patties in hot oil until cooked through, about 5 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

339 Calories
11g Fat
50g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 339
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 757mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 12g 44%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 7mg 36%
Calcium 109mg 8%
Iron 6mg 32%
Potassium 604mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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