Black Bean Burgers
Makes 6 Burgers
- 1 can black beans, drained
- 60g Vital Wheat Gluten
- 20g Breadcrumbs
- 1tsp Chili Powder
- 1/2tsp Ground Cumin
- 60ml water
- 1tsp ketchup
- 2 cloves garlic (or equivalent garlic powder)
- 1/2 small onion
Mash the beans with a fork in a mixing bowl.
Add the vital wheat gluten, breadcrumbs, chili powder, cumin, water, and ketchup. press and add the garlic, mince or grate the onion and add.
Mix everything together with a fork then kneed with your hands until it is firmly mixed (1 minute)
Divide into 6 equal pieces, roll each into a small ball and then press into a patty shape. Make 6 patties.
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.