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Meat-free Chipotle Spiced Black Bean Burgers

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This Meat-free Chipotle Spiced Black Bean Burgers is super delicious with homemade chipotle spiced black bean burgers topped with avocado on a whole-wheat seeded bun. 


Veggie burger

A veggie burger is a burger patty that does not contain meat. These burgers may be made from ingredients like beans, especially soybeans and tofu, nuts, grains, seeds or fungi such as mushrooms or mycoprotein.

Is Chipotle black bean burger healthy?

These Chipotle Black Bean Burgers are the absolute BEST homemade veggie burger. Filled with peppers, onions, adobo sauce, and spices, they’re a healthy vegetarian option the whole family will love.
Yield: 4 burgers, depending on size

Meat-free Chipotle Spiced Black Bean Burgers

A meat-free burger on a whole-wheat seeded bun and 4 meatfree patties on a silver metal tray

My meat-free meal is super delicious with homemade chipotle spiced black bean burgers topped with avocado on a whole-wheat seeded bun.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Fridge Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 15 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes


  • 1 Can Black Beans (drained)
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper (diced)
  • 1 Red Onion (diced)
  • 2 Cloves Garlic (grated)
  • 1 Egg (beaten)
  • ½ cup Breadcrumbs
  • 1 Tbsp. Paprika
  • 1 Tbsp. Ground Cumin
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp. Chipotle Pepper  
  • 1 Tbsp. Adobo Sauce or 1 Tbsp. Chipotle Seasoning


Place rinsed black beans in a bowl and mash only half of the beans well with a fork or potato masher and keep the rest whole and set aside.

Sauté the bell pepper, onion, garlic, chipotle pepper, and spices in a pan.

Allow to cool, once cooled, add it to the mashed beans and season well.

Add in the remaining whole beans, beaten egg, adobo, and breadcrumbs then stir to combine.

Form mixture into patties and place on a baking sheet in the fridge for about 20 minutes.

Grill the burgers in a lightly oiled pan till browned on one side then flip.

Build your burger and enjoy!!

You can also freeze them on a baking sheet then place them in a Ziploc bag for later use.


Prepared, tried, and tested by Rochelle Lazarus Govender from The Recipe Hunter: Tried and Tested Recipes from Home Chefs and SATasty Recipes - Saffas Daily Recipes

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Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 219Total Fat 3gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 47mgSodium 721mgCarbohydrates 38gFiber 11gSugar 6gProtein 12g

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Another option to check out would be the Spicy Black Bean Burgers with Chipotle Mayonnaise from SkinnyTaste.

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