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Livhuwani is a recipe creator & food blogger with a passion for encouraging people to eat more plants and championing indigenous African ingredients. In this article, Livhuwani shares a recipe for Plantain Black Bean Burger.

Prepare to tantalize your taste buds with a culinary masterpiece – the Plantain Black Bean Burger. This inventive recipe takes the traditional burger to a whole new level by marrying the wholesome goodness of black beans with the exotic flair of plantains. Whether you’re vegan or just eager to explore a delicious, meat-free alternative, this burger is your ticket to an exquisite and flavorful meal.

Ingredients You’ll Need

To make patties

  • Black beans
  • Plantain
  • Garlic
  • Red onion
  • Gluten-free oatmeal
  • Cumin seeds
  • Chilli powder
  • Paprika
  • Chilli
  • Coriander

To make a burger

All these are optional.

  • Plantain
  • Red onion
  • Lettuce or spinach
  • Beef tomato
  • Vegan/plant-based mayo
  • Peach Salsa (optional)
  • Vegan brioche bun (optional)

How To Make This Bean Burger

Step 1: Prepare the Burger Mixture and Shape Patties

  1. Preheat the oven to 180℃. Place black beans into a mixing bowl, add oatmeal, onions, garlic, and chili, and mix well until combined. Then add seasonings, plantain, and coriander. Mash the bean mixture using a potato masher. You want a mushy consistency.
  2. Use a Burger Press kit to create your patties. If you do not own one of these, scoop about 1/2 a cup of the mixture, and place it onto your hands. Mold into a burger pattie form.

Step 2: Bake, Chill, and Assemble Your Burger

  1. Transfer to a baking tray and place in the oven for 25 minutes. Once they are cooked, leave them to cool down for 5 minutes to allow them to bind.
  2. Transfer them into a large container and place them into the refrigerator.
  3. Build your burger the way you like when ready to eat. Enjoy!

Plantain Black Bean Burger – Recipe Card

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Plantain Black Bean Burger

5 from 3 votes
Indulge in the unique and flavorful delight of this Plantain Black Bean Burger. This inventive recipe combines hearty black beans with the tropical sweetness of plantains, offering a mouthwatering vegan burger experience. With a medley of optional toppings, you can customize your burger to perfection.
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Author: Livhuwani Tshikhudo
Servings: 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

To make patties

  • 3 tins black beans drained
  • 1 plantain diced into small pieces
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 small red onion diced
  • 3/4 cup gluten-free oatmeal
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 chilli chopped
  • Coriander a handful

To make a burger 

    All these are optional.

    • 1 plantain sliced and grilled (optional)
    • Red onion rings
    • Lettuce or spinach
    • Beef tomato sliced
    • Vegan/plant-based mayo
    • Peach Salsa optional
    • Vegan brioche bun optional

    Instructions

    • Preheat the oven to 180℃. Place black beans into a mixing bowl, add oatmeal, onions, garlic, and chili, and mix well until combined. Then add seasonings, plantain, and coriander. Mash the bean mixture using a potato masher. You want a mushy consistency.
    • Use a Burger Press kit to create your patties. If you do not own one of these, scoop about 1/2 a cup of the mixture, and place it onto your hands. Mold into a burger pattie form.
    • Transfer to a baking tray and place in the oven for 25 minutes. Once they are cooked, leave them to cool down for 5 minutes to allow them to bind.
    • Transfer them into a large container and place them into the refrigerator.
    • Build your burger the way you like when ready to eat. Enjoy!
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