Jamaican Black Bean Burgers

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Vino Girl

From Cooking Light, August 2006.

Top Review by IAteMyGluestick

I followed the directions exactly, but this recipe was just...ok. The burgers would have been more tolerable if they were only 1/2 inch thick. They had the consistency of a bean burrito and 1 inch thick of it was just too much. Definetley needed toppings. Mayo is good on it, I added a little hot sauce to try and salvage these things. Won't make them again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot.
  2. Add chopped onion, bell pepper, ginger, and garlic; cook 7 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add allspice, coriander, salt, and red pepper; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  4. Place the onion mixture, rice, 1/3 cup breadcrumbs, and black beans in a food processor; pulse 15 times or until finely chopped.
  5. Divide bean mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each portion into a 1-inch-thick patty.
  6. Place remaining 1/3 cup breadcrumbs in a shallow dish, and dredge patties in breadcrumbs.
  7. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  8. Add patties to the pan, and cook for 3 minutes on each side or until browned and crisp.
  9. Spread 1 tablespoon mayonnaise on top half of each bun.
  10. Place patties on bottom halves of buns; top each serving with 1 lettuce leaf, 1 onion slice, and top half of bun.

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