Vegetarian Black Bean Burgers

Atkins Vegetarian Black Bean Burgers
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Phase: Phase 3
Difficulty: Difficult
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  • 8 tsp Olive Oil
  • 15 oz Black Beans (Canned)
  • 1 small whole (2-2/5" dia) Tomatoes
  • 0 1/4 cup Cilantro
  • 1 pepper Jalapeno Peppers
  • 0 1/3 cup Flax Seed Meal
  • 1 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 0 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 0 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 large Egg


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Place 1 teaspoon of oil in 4 spots on a rimmed baking sheet evenly spaced for four 4-inch burgers. 
  2. Drain and rinse black beans then mash with a fork leaving some intact. Add the diced tomatoes, chopped cilantro, diced jalapeno, flax meal, chili powder, salt and pepper. Mix to blend then add the egg and blend until thoroughly combined. 
  3. Using a 1/3 cup measure, place 4 equal sized burgers onto the baking sheet and flatten slightly till about 1/2-inch thick. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of oil each and bake covered with aluminum foil for 30 minutes then uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes until fully set. Remove from the oven and allow to rest for 10 minutes before plating.

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