Black Bean Burgers

You do not need meat in order to create succulent burgers. Try these out
and you will undoubtedly be convinced that I’m right.

2 Tablespoons Ground Flax Seeds
1/2 Cup Filtered Water
1 16-Ounce Can Black Beans
1/2 Cup Organic Sweet Potatoes
1/2 Medium Size Organic Yellow Onion
1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
1/2 Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
1 Teaspoon Sea Salt
1 Teaspoon Hot Sauce
1 Tablespoon Soy Sauce
1 1/2 Cups Oatmeal

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 Small Size Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Large Size Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Whisk
  • 1 Strainer
  • 1 Potato Masher
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Canola Oil Spray


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Place the flax seed powder and water into a small bowl and whisk
    briskly until the mixture resembles egg yolks.
  3. Open a can of black beans, drain over a strainer, rinse thoroughly and
    then transfer to a large bowl.
  4. Peel the sweet potato, cook it, mash it and then add it to the large bowl.
  5. Peel the onion, chop it into tiny bits and add it to the large bowl.
  6. Add the garlic powder, black pepper, flax seed mixture, salt, hot sauce
    and soy sauce into the large bowl and mash everything together.
  7. When the mixture is uniform and spongy, fold in the oatmeal.
  8. Coat a baking sheet with a light layer of oil spray.
  9. Using your bare hands, form 4 large, 6 medium or 8 small burger patties
    and place them on the greased baking sheet.
  10. Transfer the baking sheet with its contents into the hot oven and bake
    for 15 minutes.
  11. Flip the burger patties over and continue to bake for 15 more minutes.
  12. Remove the baking sheet and its contents from the oven and allow the
    burgers to cool for a few minutes.
  13. Serve the black bean burger patties on a whole wheat hamburger bun or
    on a plate and garnish them with the condiments of your choice – sliced
    tomatoes, minced onions, relish, mustard, vegan mayonnaise, etc.

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