Vegetarian Bean Burger with Tangy Dressing

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    Christine Meehan

  • February 4, 2023

  • Intermediate

This vegetarian bean burger recipe is the perfect answer to your cravings for a hearty and satisfying meal. Made with a blend of black beans, breadcrumbs, onion, garlic, egg, and a variety of spices, these burgers are packed with flavor and nutrition. The crispy exterior and soft interior make for a delightful texture in every bite. Serve these burgers with a tangy lemon-Dijon dressing that adds a tangy, creamy element to the overall experience. This recipe is easy to follow and can be customized with your favorite toppings and sides. Whether you're serving these burgers for a quick weeknight dinner or feeding a crowd, they are sure to be a hit. So, what are you waiting for? Grab your ingredients and start cooking!"

Vegetarian Bean Burger with Tangy Dressing
  • Prep Time

    20 MIN

  • Cook Time

    20 MIN

  • Servings

    4 PEOPLE


  • 1 can of black beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs

  • 1/4 cup diced onion

  • 1 clove of garlic, minced

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tsp chili powder

  • 1 tsp cumin

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • Burger buns

  • Optional toppings: lettuce, tomato, cheese, avocado, etc.


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise

  • 1/4 cup sour cream

  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard

  • 1 tsp honey

  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, mash the black beans with a fork or potato masher until they are mostly broken up.

  3. Add the breadcrumbs, onion, garlic, egg, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper to the bowl and mix until everything is well combined.

  4. Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions and shape each into a patty.

  5. Place the patties on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until they are crispy and heated through.

  6. Toast the burger buns.

  7. Assemble the burgers with the toppings of your choice.

  8. Tangy Dressing Instructions

  9. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, honey, salt, and pepper until well combined.

  10. Drizzle the dressing over the assembled burgers. Enjoy!

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