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Black Bean Burgers with Special Chipotle Sauce

Ingredients

Black Bean Burgers

  • 1 cup cooked black beans
  • 2 whole scallions
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 flax egg, (1 tablespoon ground flax + 3 tablespoons of water)
  • 1/4 cup toasted pecans
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp coriander
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro
  • 1 pinch salt

Chipotle Mayo

  • 1/2 cup cashew cream (1/4 cup cashews + 1/2 cup filtered water)
  • 1 chipotle in adobo
  • 1 tbsp adobo sauce
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 drizzle agave, or more to taste

Instructions

Black Bean Burgers

  1. Make the flax egg and set aside. Chop the cilantro and set aside.

  2. Add the pecans and oats to the food processor. Rough chop the scallions and add them to the food processor. Add the garlic. Process until just crumbly.

  3. Turn the mixture out into a mixing bowl and add the flax egg, beans, spices, cilantro and salt. Use a potato masher and mash until the beans are squished the the mixed holds together.

  4. Form into burgers. Bake in a 350 oven on a parchment lined baking sheet for 30 minutes, flipping them halfway through.

  5. Serve on toasted buns or English muffins with your favorite toppings and a healthy serving of chipotle mayo!

Chipotle Mayo

  1. Whisk together. Use at will. Save any extra. Enjoy!