Black Bean Veggie Burgers With Corn Salsa

Black Bean Veggie Burgers With Corn Salsa

Ingredients

For the Burgers:

  • 1 can black beans, rinsed, drained and mashed
  • 1 carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup celery, diced small
  • 1/2 cup red pepper, seeded and diced small
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced small
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning (more or less to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (more or less to taste)
  • Nonstick cooking spray

For the Corn Salsa:

  • 3 medium-sized tomatoes, diced
  • 2 cups canned corn, drained
  • 2 green onions, diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, torn
  • Juice of one lime
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt (more or less to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper (more or less to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon ground red pepper (more or less to taste)

Instructions

For the Corn Salsa:

  1. As the burgers cook, mix together all the ingredients for the salsa.
  2. Taste and adjust the seasoning as needed. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

For the Burgers:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Spray two baking sheets lightly with the nonstick spray and set aside.
  2. Add the carrot to a bowl with a little water, cover and microwave for about two minutes. Once cooled, combine with the black beans in a food processor. Blend until smooth, with some chunks remaining.
  3. Transfer to a large bowl. Add the celery, red pepper, onion, garlic, salsa, breadcrumbs, oatmeal, flour, Creole seasoning, black pepper, and salt. Mix to combine.
  4. Form the mixture into medium-sized patties and place them on the baking sheets. Bake for about 20 minutes, flipping them halfway through cooking.
  5. Serve with the Corn Salsa or your favorite topping.

Source : http://www.azgrabaplate.com/black-bean-veggie-burgers-with-corn-salsa/

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