Veggie Burger Recipe

Veggie Burger Recipe

Veggie burger recipe: A simply vegan and vegetarian meal

When you’re a vegan of vegetarian South African, there are still tasty and healthy recipes for you. Try our black bean veggie burger recipe.

Veggie Burger Recipe

Veggie Burger Recipe

Burgers are a universal delight and everybody should enjoy them even if you don’t eat meat. When it comes to good vegan and vegetarian burger options, there are more than you realise. Our black bean veggie burger recipe is quick to put together and will add more options to your plant-based diet. Black beans are used a lot for vegan burger patties as they have the texture and flavour you want and an alternative is often mushrooms.

Veggie burger suggestions

You want a good burger texture and you can use a fork or the pulse on a food processor to combine the ingredients but don’t turn it into a puree. Have some bigger bean pieces left to help with texture. You can still cook these burgers on the braai, but they are best prepared on a grill or pan as they can fall apart. The patties are full of healthy ingredients and flavours which makes every bite just as great as the last.

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When you’re a vegan of vegetarian South African, there are still tasty and healthy recipes for you. Try our black bean veggie burger recipe.

Last updated on 21 November 2022

Veggie burger recipe

5 from 2 votes
Recipe by Jessica Alberts Course: DinnerCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
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This is the best veggie burger recipe! The patty is tasty and doesn’t fall apart when you cook it.


  • 2 cans 2 black beans, drained, rinsed, and patted dry

  • 1 tbsp 1 extra virgin olive oil

  • ¾ cup ¾ bell pepper, finely chopped

  • 1 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 3 cloves 3 garlic, minced

  • tsp ground cumin

  • 1 tsp 1 chili powder

  • ½ tsp ½ garlic powder

  • ¼ tsp ¼ smoked paprika

  • ½ cup ½ bread crumbs

  • 2 large 2 eggs

  • 1 tbsp 1 Worcestershire sauce

  • salt and pepper


  • Sauté the chopped pepper, onion, and garlic over medium heat until peppers and onions are soft, about five minutes.
  • Place in a large bowl and add all the remaining ingredients, except the beans.
  • Mix everything together, then add the black beans. Mash with a fork or masher, make sure to leave some of the beans whole.
  • Form into patties of your size. Refrigerate the patties for 10 minutes.
  • Fry for five minutes on each side until cooked through.
  • Serve on a bun with toppings of your choice.

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