Black Bean Burgers

Makes 6 Burgers



  1. Mash the beans with a fork in a mixing bowl.

  2. Add the vital wheat gluten, breadcrumbs, chili powder, cumin, water, and ketchup. press and add the garlic, mince or grate the onion and add.

  3. Mix everything together with a fork then kneed with your hands until it is firmly mixed (1 minute)

  4. Divide into 6 equal pieces, roll each into a small ball and then press into a patty shape. Make 6 patties.

  5. Pour a thin layer of olive oil into a pan. cook the patties in the pan, 3 at a time, for 5 minutes on each side. Once cooked, the patties should be firm if you press them.


Very basic, but tasty, a nice base for whatever burger you want to make.

Source: Veganomicon