Black Bean and Radish Burgers Recipe

This spice-rich recipe creates the perfect vegetarian burgers.

Black Bean and Radish Burgers Recipe

How To Make Black Bean and Radish Burgers

Give your burgers a healthy twist with this easy to make hamburger recipe.

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 35 mins


  • 32 oz black beans, or 2 cans drained and rinsed or 3 and 1/2 cup cooked black beans
  • ¼ cup radishes, coarsely grated
  • 1 cup radish sprouts, or alfalfa sprouts
  • 6 pitas, 6 or 7 inches in diameter, opened to form pockets
  • ¾ cup plain nonfat yogurt , plus
  • 2 tbsp plain nonfat yogurt
  • 3 tbsp prepared mango chutney , plus
  • 2 tbsp prepared mango chutney
  • 1 ½ tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • ¾ cup red onion, chopped
  • ½ cup plain dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp ground cardamom
  • ½ tsp ground coriander
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped


  1. In a small bowl, mix together the yogurt, chutney, the lime juice, and the jalapeno.

  2. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use, up to 3 days.

  3. In a food processor or large mixing bowl, place the beans, onion, bread crumbs, radishes, curry powder, cumin, cardamom, coriander, ginger, the remaining yogurt, and chutney.

  4. Process or mash with a potato masher to blend the ingredients and partially puree the beans.

  5. Prepare a barbecue fire, or preheat a gas grill or the broiler.

  6. Use your hands to form the bean mixture into 6 patties, each with 3 or 4 inches in diameter.

  7. Grill or broil the patties, turning once carefully with a spatula, until browned and crusty on both sides, about 10 minutes total.

  8. Spoon about 1 tablespoon of the chutney yogurt into each pita pocket.

  9. Add the burgers, then garnish with the remaining chutney, yogurt, sprouts, and cilantro.


  • Sugar: 10g
  • :
  • Calcium: 202mg
  • Calories: 468kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 89g
  • Cholesterol: 1mg
  • Fat: 3g
  • Fiber: 16g
  • Iron: 6mg
  • Potassium: 793mg
  • Protein: 23g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 405mg
  • Vitamin A: 131IU
  • Vitamin C: 10mg
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