Vegan Beet & Black Bean Burgers

August 29, 2018

Vegan Beet & Black Bean Burgers

Looking for a hearty, delicious plant-based burger that doesn’t sacrifice on flavor? Look no further! These bean and beet burgers have plenty of protein and fiber, pumpkin seeds for a little crunch (feel free to use whatever nuts or seeds you like!), and warm spices for smoky, savory goodness.

INGREDIENTS:

Makes 4 burgers
Serving size: 1 burger
  • 1 cup beet, diced into 1/4” chunks
  • 1 cup carrot, shredded
  • 1 1/2 cup refried black beans
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seed kernels, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper

Toppings:

  • 4 burger buns
  • 4 slices tomato
  • 4 slices red onion
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 4 oz. (one small) avocado, sliced (or use 4 tbsp. vegan mayo)

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Lightly coat a skillet with cooking spray and add beets and carrots, cooking until tender.
  2. Add refried beans, pumpkin seeds, and spices.
  3. Form into patties and grill (or pan-fry) over medium heat for 5 minutes per side.
  4. Layer each bun with avocado or mayo, spinach, burger, tomato, and onion. Enjoy!

Macronutrients:

FAT: CARBS: PROTEIN: CALORIES:
8.7g 23g 12g 211

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