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BBB - Black Bean Burger
This bad boy has 15 grams of protein, 8 grams of fat, 19 grams of carbohydrates and 9 grams of fiber.
BBB (Black Bean Burger)
1 8-oz package of tempeh, blanched and crumbled
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
¼ cup shredded vegan cheese
1 flax egg (1 tbsp. ground flax seeds mixed with 3 tbsp. water)
1 tsp. ground chipotle
½ tsp. smoked paprika
½ tsp. black pepper
½ tsp. brown sugar
½ tsp. garlic powder
½ tsp. onion powder
½ tsp. salt
2 scallions, thinly sliced
Coconut oil (for coating burgers)
To blanch tempeh: bring a pot of water to a boil. Add 1 tbsp. sugar and tempeh (cut into 4 equal pieces). Boil for 10 minutes, remove and allow tempeh to cool on a plate.
Flax egg: Mix 1 tbsp. ground flax seeds with 3 tbsp. water. Place in the fridge for 15 minutes.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with foil and coat with cooking spray.
In a large bowl crumble tempeh. Next, add beans and mash with a potato masher or the back of a fork. Add spices and incorporate into mix. Finally, add vegan cheese, flax egg and scallions and combine. Form 4 patties from mix and place on baking sheet. Brush both sides of each burger with coconut oil. Bake for 45-50 minutes. Allow to cool before serving.