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The Easiest Black Bean Burgers (vegan + gluten-free)
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Easiest Black Bean Burgers (vegan + gluten-free)

The easiest vegan burger recipe out there. As well as being vegan, gluten-free and full of protein, these black bean burgers are totally delicious.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, comfort food, gluten-free, healthy, vegan, vegetarian
Servings: 2 burgers


  • cups cooked, drained black beans
  • 2 tbsp brown rice or chickpea flour (You can sub regular flour if you’re not gluten-free)
  • 2 tbsp ground flax seed
  • tbsp avocado oil or olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Braggs Soy Seasoning or tamari
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp Italian seasoning or mixed herbs
  • 1 tsp nutritional yeast (optional)
  • Black pepper to taste


  • Add all ingredients to a blender/food processor and puree until smooth. 
  • Alternatively, mash all ingredients in a bowl by hand.
  • Set aside for 15 minutes to allow the flax to bind the mixture.
  • Shape mixture into two burgers.
  • Add a small amount of olive or avocado oil to a frying pan and heat on medium.
  • Gently fry the burgers for 5 minutes on each side until lightly browned.
  • Serve on burger buns with your favourite salad or garnishes – mine are tomato, cucumber and beet slices, salad leaves, purple cabbage, alfalfa sprouts and homemade guacamole.