• Spiced Black Bean Burgers


    Yield: 10 portions

    • Ingredients
    • Black beans, cooked
      4 cups
    • Red potato, cooked and smashed
      1 cup
    • Sour cream
      ½ cup
    • Bread crumbs, toasted
      1 cup
    • Garam masala
      2 tea.
    • Cayenne pepper
      1 tea.
    • Kosher salt
      1 tea.
    • Black pepper, ground
      ½ tea.
    • Cilantro, chopped
      1 cup
    • Bread crumbs, for coating burgers
      ½ cup
    • Canola oil, for cooking
      ¼ cup
    • Hamburger buns
      6 each
    • Lettuce leaves
    • Tomato slices
    • Mayonnaises


    1. Pulse 2 cups black beans in a food processor with sour cream, bread crumbs, garam masala, cayenne, kosher salt, and pepper until a coarse purée forms.
    2. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the cooked and mashed red potatoes the cilantro and the remaining 2 cups of black beans. Fold gently to combine and chill for 30 minutes. Form mixture into 10 patties and dredge each in the bread crumbs to coat.
    3. Heat oil in a 12-inch heavy skillet over medium-high heat until it shimmers. Cook burgers in batches until outsides are crisp and lightly browned, turning once, about 5 minutes total.
    4. Serve on toasted hamburger buns with desired accompaniments.