Black Bean Burger with Seared Apple and BBQ Sauce
This Black Bean Burger with Seared Apple and BBQ Sauce is hearty and packed with flavor! You don't have to be vegetarian to enjoy this burger!
Servings: 4 patties
- 15 oz can Black Beans (rinsed and drained)
- ⅓ Green Pepper (seeded and diced)
- ½ Red Onion (diced)
- 3 cloves Garlic (minced)
- 1 Egg
- ⅓ cup Breadcrumbs
- 2 teaspoons BBQ sauce
- 1 teaspoon Salt
- 1 teaspoon fresh Black Pepper
- ¼ teaspoon Onion Powder
- ¼ teaspoon Garlic Powder
- ¼ teaspoon Paprika
- ¼ teaspoon Oregano
- Oil for skillet
- 4 Hamburger Buns
- 4 Leaves Green Leaf Lettuce
- 1 Granny Smith Apple cut into 16 slices
- BBQ Sauce
Drain and rinse beans and then mash in a bowl to form a chunky paste.
Add all remaining ingredients, minus oil, to the beans and combine thoroughly.
Form into four patties.
Place in lightly oiled skillet, working in batches as needed, and cook on medium heat until brown crust forms, flip and repeat. Patty should firm up during cooking, if not, turn down the heat and let it cook through.
Lightly butter inside of buns and toast in heated skillet until buns begin to brown..
Add apple slices to skillet and sear until tender, but not mushy.
Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 1317mg | Potassium: 538mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1265IU | Vitamin C: 16.6mg | Calcium: 149mg | Iron: 4.3mg