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Slightly Spicy Black Bean Burgers

by Jess Bailey December 20, 2017

When you're tired of salads on #meatlessmonday, give these slightly spicy black bean burgers a try. The mix of black beans, chili, and Sriracha combine to make a burger as good as any hamburger! This will be a new family favorite.

Slightly Spicy Black Bean Burgers

Slightly Spicy Black Bean Veggie BurgerPrep. Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Servings: 4-8



Kid Black Bean Burger
  • 3 cups or ½ lb Black Bean Flakes (500657)
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup Panko or bread crumbs, seasoned
  • ¼ White Onion, grated
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ Tsp Chili Powder
  • Salt & Pepper (½ tsp)
  • Veggie Black Bean Burger Hungry
  • Sriracha (1 tbsp)
  • Colby Jack Cheese
  • Olive Oil, For Frying
  • Butter, For Grilling
  • Hamburger Buns, rolls or other bread   (I used Onion Hamburger buns)
  • Mayonnaise
  • Lettuce 
  • Tomato, sliced
  • Red Onion, sliced
  • Avocado, sliced or mashed
  • other favorite toppings


    1. In a large bowl, add to Black Bean Flakes (500657). Mix.
    2. Add the Panko (breadcrumbs), grated onion, egg, and chili powder. Add salt, pepper, and Sriracha to taste or as suggested. Mix, set in the fridge for 5 minutes.
    3. Form patties, according to bun size. (Wrap extra patties and freeze to use later.) Return to fridge for 5 minutes.
    4. Heat pan over medium-high heat, add oil. Preheat oven to 350° F.  Fry the burgers 5 minutes on one side.
    5. While burgers cook, butter buns, set face down on a cookie sheet, and bake for 5 minutes.
    6. Flip burgers. Wait 2 minutes, top burgers with cheese. Cover pan, cook for 3 more minutes.
    7. Take buns from the oven, place patty on bottom bun, add toppings, and spread Sriracha mayonnaise on the top bun. Serve.

    Jess Bailey
    Jess Bailey


    Why is it so hard to introduce yourself? Hi, I’m Jess. I work for Garden Valley Foods (GVF) doing a bit of everything, including blogging, R & D, customer service, website maintenance… and other stuff. A quick personal profile: 30+, married, 1 teenage son, works full-time, and is busy! Does anyone care about that? I’m passionate beans & peas! In 2016 GVF made their product available to everyone. Check out the products, recipes, and information at www.gardenvalleyfoods.com. Feel free to reach out to me regarding these products jess@gardenvalleyfoods.com or www.facebook.com/gardenvalleyfoods.

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