Vegan Black Bean Burgers
This vegan black bean burger recipe is simple to make and gluten-free! Made from black beans, sweet potatoes, quinoa, flax-seeds and tex-mex seasonings.
- 1 tsp coarse kosher-salt
- 1 tsp onion-powder
- 1 tsp chili-powder
- 1 15 oz can black-beans drained and rinsed
- 2 medium sweet-potatoes halved lengthwise
- 2 tsp ground-cumin
- 3 tbsp ground-flax-seed
- ½ tsp garlic-powder
- ½ cup dry-quinoa about 1 ½ cups cooked
- ¼ tsp ground black pepper
- ¼ tsp dried-oregano
- non-stick cooking spray or olive-oil
Optional for Serving
- easy chipotle-sauce
Bake the Sweet Potatoes
Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a large baking-sheet with aluminum-foil and spray with non-stick cooking-spray. Place halved sweet-potatoes cut side & poke every half using a fork several times.
Bake for 30-35minutes or till sweet-potatoes are tender & cooked through. Remove from oven & let cool for 5minutes. While sweetpotatoes are baking, make the quinoa.
Cook the Quinoa
Put quinoa in a fine-mesh sieve & wash under cold running water for a few minute. Drain & transfer to a medium-pot. Then add 1 cup of water & bring to a boil on high-heat.
Reduce heat to low, then cover & simmer for 10-15minutes or till quinoa is tender & cooked through. Let stand for 5minutes then remove the lid & fluff with a fork.
Make the Seasoning
In a small-bowl, then put in the ground-flax-seed, onion-powder, ground cumin, dried oregano, coarse kosher-salt, ground black-pepper, chili-powder and garlic-powder. Mix together and then put aside.