Spicy Chilli Bean Burgers

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by MsSally

From Eat Better America. Sounds really good. Have to try this soon.

Top Review by Starrynews

Great base for a veggie burger. I think next time I will go with spicier chili beans (I used mild, unsure of how they would turn out) to add an extra kick, and probably sample adding other veggies like the previous reviewer did for some extra flavor. I added some pepperjack cheese to mine, as I was eating it without the bun, and that was also a lovely addition. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 236.59 ml Fiber One cereal
  • 453.59 g can beans in chili sauce (undrained)
  • 118.29 ml quick-cooking oats
  • 59.14 ml green onion (chopped, 4 medium)
  • 1 egg (slightly beaten)
  • 5 hamburger buns (split)
  • 295.73 ml baby spinach leaves (washed fresh)
  • 5 slice tomatoes

Directions

  1. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin or meat mallet.
  2. In medium bowl, mash beans with fork until no whole beans remain. Add cereal, oats, onions and egg; mix well. Shape mixture into 5 patties, each about 3 1/2 inches in diameter.
  3. Spray 12-inch skillet with cooking spray. Add patties; cook over medium heat about 10 minutes, turning once, until brown.
  4. For each sandwich, place 1/4 cup spinach leaves and 1 tomato slice on bottom half of bun; top with bean burger and top half of bun.

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