8 Black Bean Burgers That Are Worth Going Vegetarian For

Photo: Courtesy of Pure Ella.
Burger-lovers don't all have to be meat-lovers. And we're not just talking about subbing in any old frozen veggie or vegan patty here; we're talking about making black bean burgers from scratch this summer. Why? Because black bean burgs are an easy, tasty, and meat-free alternative to one of our favorite cookout staples.
Beans add moist texture to what can be otherwise be a dull, dry, and flavorless patty. They also add a kick of creamy flavor depth that can be complimented by just about any other added ingredients. So take your pick: whether it's sweet potatoes, spicy jalapeños, zesty spices and herbs, or even just a bit of your favorite grains — we've got those recipes and more ahead. Now all you need to do is line up your favorite buns and craft condiments.
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Avocado Black Bean Burger
Avocados add an even creamier layer of texture and flavor to these black bean patties.

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers
Let these taters add a sweet hint to your savory burger.

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Photo: Courtesy of Vanilla & Bean.
Black Bean Walnut Burgers With Saucy Sweet Onions
Walnuts add a welcomed crunch to this saucy recipe.

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Photo: Courtesy of Pure Ella.
Simply The Best Black Bean Burgers
What makes these black bean burgs "simply the best"? A mix of basil, oregano, flax seeds, cayenne, and garlic play a part.

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Jalapeño Popper Black Bean Burgers
Roasted jalapeño-infused cream cheese takes this recipe to soaring levels of spice and texture.

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Simple Black Bean Zucchini Burgers
Shredded zucchinis add even more moisture to these savory patties.

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Black Bean & Chickpea Burger
Double up on the bean action in this recipe with Garbanzo.

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Vegan Mushroom & Black Bean Burgers
Mushrooms make for an even "meatier" burger quality.

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