Spicy Black Bean Burgers with Chipotle Recipe

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Bella Published: January 2, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Spicy Black Bean Burgers with Chipotle

This black bean burger is an absolute vegetarian dish made flavorful and spicy with chipotle peppers. Even the non-vegetarians will absolutely love this!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Freeze Time: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 40 minutes



For Spicy Chipotle Mayo:

  • tbsplight mayonnaise,Hellman’s
  • 1tbspchipotle in adobo sauce,canned

For Black Bean Burgers:

  • 16ozblack beans,rinsed and drained
  • ½red bell pepper,cut into 2-inch pieces
  • ½cupscallions,chopped
  • 3tbspcilantro,chopped
  • 3clovesgarlic,peeled
  • 1jumbo egg
  • 1tbspcumin
  • ½tsposher salt
  • 1tsphot sauce
  • ½cupquick oats
  • 4whole wheat
  • 1smallhass avocado


  1. Combine mayonnaise and chipotle, set aside.

  2. Dry the beans well after washing, extra moisture will keep the burgers from sticking.

  3. In a medium bowl, mash beans with a fork until thick and pasty.

  4. In a food processor, finely chop bell pepper, cilantro, onion, and garlic, then add oats, then eggs and spices.

  5. Then stir into mashed beans.

  6. Divide mixture into four patties and place them onto a flat surface covered with wax paper. If it’s too wet, chill the mixture 30 minutes in the refrigerator or add another tablespoon of oats.

  7. Freeze at least 2 hours before cooking or keep frozen until ready to cook.

  8. Heat a lightly sprayed skillet to medium heat and cook frozen burgers about 7 minutes on each side.

  9. If grilling, preheat grill over medium heat, and lightly oil a sheet of aluminum foil; grill 7 to 8 minutes on each side or you can bake in the oven at 375 degrees F on a lightly oiled baking sheet.


  • Calories: 587.59kcal
  • Fat: 15.84g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.71g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.04g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.70g
  • Carbohydrates: 86.17g
  • Fiber: 22.78g
  • Sugar: 4.54g
  • Protein: 29.79g
  • Cholesterol: 58.59mg
  • Sodium: 478.00mg
  • Calcium: 188.03mg
  • Potassium: 2102.86mg
  • Iron: 8.02mg
  • Vitamin A: 74.55µg
  • Vitamin C: 29.71mg
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