Black bean and tofu burgers

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

30 min

Serves

4

Black bean and tofu burgers

Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Planning your next BBQ? These black bean and tofu burgers will delight your vegetarian foodie guests.


Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup canned black beans , rinsed
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup quick oats
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 350 g extra-firm tofu
  • 4 hamburger buns , toasted

Instructions

  • Preheat barbecue to medium.
  • Whirl black beans with garlic, oats, ketchup, cilantro, flax meal, chipotle chili powder and salt in a food processor, scraping down sides if needed, until smooth. Scrape into a large bowl.
  • Pat extra-firm tofu dry with paper towels. Squeeze gently to drain excess liquid. Crumble into coarse pieces and stir into black bean mixture. Divide mixture into 4 portions. Form into 1-in.-thick patties.
  • Oil grill. Barbecue burgers, lid open, until firm to the touch and grill marks form, 4 to 5 min per side. Serve on buns and top with your favourite burger toppings.

How to cook with soft, medium and extra firm tofu

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 394,
  • Protein
  • 22 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 48 g,
  • Fat
  • 4 g,
  • Fibre
  • 5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 958 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • iron