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Black Bean and Walnut Burgers


"Hearty and nutty, these black bean burgers are sure to satisfy."
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25 m servings 433 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings (6 patties)

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  1. Process walnuts in a food processor until you have a coarse powder; add oats, flax seeds, cumin, paprika, salt, and ground cinnamon and process again until the oats are ground into a coarse powder. Put black beans and sweet potato into the processor bowl; process until smooth and transfer to a mixing bowl.
  2. Stir egg, onion, Fresno chile, crimini mushroom, garlic, and soy sauce into the black bean mixture until smoothly integrated; shape into 6 patties.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat until shimmering. Fry patties in oil until a deep-brown crust forms, about 5 minutes per side.


  • Cook's Note:
  • For a richer taste, prepare your own black beans by soaking overnight in salt water and then cooking in simmering water until soft, about 80 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 433 calories; 27.4 g fat; 36.7 g carbohydrates; 13.2 g protein; 31 mg cholesterol; 979 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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These were yummy. Followed the recipe as is... except for using flax seed meal instead of seeds and cooking with non stick spray. I've served this on a bun and by itself.. tasty both ways

A really tasty veggie! I used pecans instead of the walnuts, butternut squash in place of the sweet potato, and added a couple tablespoons of nutritional yeast. Served it on whole grain diet bre...

Awesome burgers! The walnuts really do the trick in giving it more of an earthy quality. I used all the same ingredients except I left out the flaxseed and subbed cooked barley since it has a lo...

These were pretty good. Not the best. That's why 4 stars. I think it's just a matter of taste, that's all. But the recipe worked, I didn't change anything.

These are very good although I am not sure whether regular condiments are right on it. I am sure lettuce would be good and am looking for right sauce. Maybe chili garlic sauce from the Asian mar...

This recipe got a thumbs up from 3 non-vegetarians. I was worried it might taste too walnutty but it didn't. I only made a couple altercations because I didn't have a few ingredients. I didn't a...

wonderful veggie burgers! followed the recipe except I had no garlic and left out the chile pepper. made 6 good size patties.