Southwestern Black-Bean Burgers

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 6 mins

from Good Housekeeping Light and Healthy Cookbook

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, with potato masher or fork, mash beans with mayonnaise until almost smooth (some lumps of beans should remain).
  2. Stir in cilantro , bread crumbs, cumin, and pepper sauce until combined.
  3. With lightly floured hands, shape bean mixture into patties.
  4. Spray both sides of patty lightly with nonstick cooking spray.
  5. Heat nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  6. Add patties and cook until lightly browned, about 3 minutes.
  7. With wide spatula flip patty and cook until heated through, 3 minutes longer.
  8. Arrange lettuce on pitas; top with burgers, then salsa.


Most Helpful

A good healthy dinner. I would suggest adding the mayo gradually, until you get the texture needed to make patties, or it ends up a bit too soft to work with. We've made this several times and will make it again. Thanks for posting!

Pimienta February 24, 2008

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