In the mood for a vegan burger? Well try out our delicious bean burger recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 200g potato, peeled and diced

  • 50g podded broad beans

  • 400g cooked black beans

  • 1tsp cumin seeds

  • 1tsp coriander seeds

  • Vegetable oil, to fry

  • 1 onion, finely diced

  • ½ red pepper, finely diced

  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

  • ½ jalapeno or other mild chilli, finely chopped

  • 1 chipotle chilli in adobo, finely chopped, or 2tsp smoked paprika

  • Juice of ½ lime

  • Small bunch of fresh coriander, roughly chopped

  • 2tbsp cornmeal, to coat

 

Method:

  1. Cook the potato in boiling salted water until tender, then scoop out with a slotted spoon. Add the broad beans to the water and cook for 5 minutes, then drain, cool and skin.

  2. Meanwhile, mash the potato and half the black beans until smooth, then add the broad beans and remaining black beans and mash roughly.

  3. Toast the spices in a dry pan until aromatic, then grind.

  4. Heat 1tbsp oil in a frying pan and cook the onion and pepper until soft. Stir in the garlic and chillies and cook for another couple of minutes.

  5. Stir the onion mixture into the potato and beans, along with the lime juice, chopped coriander and ground spices, and season to taste.

  6. Form into 5 patties with damp hands, and chill for half an hour.

  7. Roll the patties in cornmeal to coat, then fry in vegetable oil over a medium heat until golden on both sides, and warm all the way through. Serve with salsa and chopped avocado.

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