Go Back

The Best Black Bean Veggie Burger

A flavorful Black Bean Veggie Burger with a kick!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 burgers


  • 1 15 ounce can Bush's Black Beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow bell pepper
  • 1 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Sriracha
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 6 hamburger buns
  • Additional burger toppings like sliced tomatoes onions, lettuce, etc. as desired.


  1. Place rinsed beans in a large bowl and mash well using a potato masher or a fork.
  2. Add the egg, onion, bell pepper, bread crumbs, Italian seasoning, garlic, salt, pepper and Sriracha. Blend, using your hands, until well combined. Shape mixture into six patties.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add patties in a single layer and cook, flipping once, until each side is golden brown and cooked through. (8-10 minutes depending on the size of your patties).
  4. Transfer to buns and top with additional toppings as desired. (We topped each burger with extra Sriracha, which was delicious!). Serve hot.

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from www.wholefoods.com