“Hungry Guy” Black Bean Burger Recipe

| 12/18/2015 9:27:00 AM

My husband always complained that I did not make our veggie burgers BIG enough! So the “Hungry Guy” Burger was born. Packed with hearty black beans, spicy salsa and rolled oats, these five-ingredient wonders are filling and super-quick to prepare. Now everyone’s happy!

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“Hungry Guy” Black Bean Burger Recipe

Makes 6 burgers | Ease Factor 1


• 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
• 2⁄3 cup plus 2 heaping tablespoons prepared salsa, plus more as needed (see note)
• 3 slices whole-grain bread, torn into chunks
• 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
• 2⁄3 cup rolled oats


1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line a large, rimmed baking pan with unbleached parchment paper.

2. Put the black beans and salsa in a medium-sized bowl and mash using a potato masher or large fork until well combined. Put the bread chunks and cumin in a blender and process into coarse crumbs. Add the bread crumbs to the black bean mixture and stir to combine. Stir in the rolled oats and mix to combine. If the mixture seems dry, stir in another heaping tablespoon of salsa and mix to combine.