Black Bean Chilli Burgers

AuthorStaff WriterCategoryDifficultyBeginner
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time25 mins
 1 cup Water
 ½ cup Quinoa; rinsed
 2 cups Black bean flakes
 1 ½ cups Boiling water
 2 tsp Chili powder
 1 tsp Ground cumin
 ½ cup Fresh coriander, chopped
 2 Green onions; chopped
 ½ cup Corn kernals
 ½ cup Almond meal
 1 ½ tbsp Tapioca flour
 ¾ tsp Sea salt
 2 tsp Olive oil, extra virgin
Optional garnishes
 2 cups Lettuce; shredded
 2 Tomatoes, cut in to wedges
 1 cup Grated cheddar cheese
 ½ cup Sour cream
 1 cup Salsa
 Avocado, diced
 Olives
 Green onions, sliced
1

Bring 1 cup water to a boil in a small saucepan. Add quinoa, cover and simmer 15 minutes

2

Place black bean flakes in a medium-sized bowl. Stir in boiling water. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.

3

Combine 1/2 cup cooked quinoa with black beans, chili powder, cumin, cilantro, green onions, corn, almond meal, tapioca flour and salt. Mix well. Add a little extra almond meal and/or tapioca if necessary for the mixture to hold together.

4

Lightly flour (with a little extra tapioca flour) and divide mixture into six equal balls.

5

Flatten each ball into a 1/4-inch-thick cake.

6

Heat oil in a non-stick fry pan. Cook each bean cake about 2 minutes each side.

7

Serve topped with lettuce, tomato, cheese, sour cream, salsa and other garnishes, as desired.

Ingredients

 1 cup Water
 ½ cup Quinoa; rinsed
 2 cups Black bean flakes
 1 ½ cups Boiling water
 2 tsp Chili powder
 1 tsp Ground cumin
 ½ cup Fresh coriander, chopped
 2 Green onions; chopped
 ½ cup Corn kernals
 ½ cup Almond meal
 1 ½ tbsp Tapioca flour
 ¾ tsp Sea salt
 2 tsp Olive oil, extra virgin
Optional garnishes
 2 cups Lettuce; shredded
 2 Tomatoes, cut in to wedges
 1 cup Grated cheddar cheese
 ½ cup Sour cream
 1 cup Salsa
 Avocado, diced
 Olives
 Green onions, sliced

Directions

1

Bring 1 cup water to a boil in a small saucepan. Add quinoa, cover and simmer 15 minutes

2

Place black bean flakes in a medium-sized bowl. Stir in boiling water. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.

3

Combine 1/2 cup cooked quinoa with black beans, chili powder, cumin, cilantro, green onions, corn, almond meal, tapioca flour and salt. Mix well. Add a little extra almond meal and/or tapioca if necessary for the mixture to hold together.

4

Lightly flour (with a little extra tapioca flour) and divide mixture into six equal balls.

5

Flatten each ball into a 1/4-inch-thick cake.

6

Heat oil in a non-stick fry pan. Cook each bean cake about 2 minutes each side.

7

Serve topped with lettuce, tomato, cheese, sour cream, salsa and other garnishes, as desired.

Black Bean Chilli Burgers

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