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The Best Vegan Black Bean Burgers

You don't have to be vegan to enjoy these classic vegan black bean burgers. Simple ingredients, really easy to make, and an incredibly delicious under 30 minute vegan dinner idea!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword dairy free burgers, dairy free main course, dairy free recipes, vegan main course
Prep Time 17 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Resting TIme 5 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 4 burgers
Calories 199kcal
Author LarishaCampbell


Burger Fixings

  • Bun or Lettuce Wrap
  • lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, smashed avocado
  • vegan cheese
  • sauce: more BBQ, ketchup, mustard, vegan mayo, etc


  • Add flax seed and water into a small bowl and let it sit for 10 minutes. *This makes a flax egg. 
  • While waiting for that to come together, add all the other ingredients, except the olive oil, into the food processor. 
  • Once the flax egg is ready, add that to the processor as well. 
  • Blend until well combined. The onions and peppers should be in small pieces. Let the mixture sit for 5 minutes. 
  • Form into 4 equal sized patties.
  • Add the olive oil to a skillet and heat over medium low heat.
  • Add the patties and let cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Carefully flip and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes.
  • Add to a bun with your favorite toppings and more BBQ sauce or other condiments.
  • *In the photos, we topped the vegan black bean burgers with Chao cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, smashed avocado, and more BBQ sauce.


**Nutritional facts are just estimates. Please utilize your own brand nutritional values to double check against our estimates.  Estimates do not include buns, or any optional condiments placed on top.


Serving: 1burger | Calories: 199kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 203mg | Potassium: 362mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 380IU | Vitamin C: 14.6mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 2.7mg