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The Ultimate Veggie Burger Recipe: A Flavor-Packed, Guilt-Free Delight for the Whole Family

Hey there, foodie friends! Are you craving a delicious burger that packs a punch of flavor without guilt? Look no further! This ultimate veggie burger recipe is mouthwateringly tasty and super healthy. Ready to whip up this crowd-pleasing delight? Let’s get cooking!


  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg, beaten (for a vegan option, use a flax egg: 1 tbsp ground flaxseed + 2.5 tbsp water)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil for cooking
  • Burger buns and your favorite toppings (lettuce, tomato, onion, avocado, cheese, etc.)


  1. In a large bowl, mash the black beans with a fork or potato masher, leaving some chunks for texture.
  2. Add the mashed black beans to the cooked quinoa, red bell pepper, grated carrot, red onion, cilantro, and breadcrumbs. Mix well to combine.
  3. Stir in the beaten egg (or flax egg), minced garlic, ground cumin, smoked paprika, salt, and black pepper. Mix well until all ingredients are evenly distributed.
  4. Divide the mixture into 4-6 equal portions (depending on your preferred patty size) and shape each into a patty.
  5. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat.
  6. Cook the patties on each side for 4-5 minutes or until they’re golden brown and heated through.
  7. Assemble your burgers with your favorite buns and toppings, and enjoy!

This ultimate veggie burger recipe is perfect for a weeknight dinner or weekend cookout. Packed with flavor, nutrients, and plant-based goodness, it’s a guilt-free indulgence that’ll have everyone asking for seconds. So, fire up the stove and enjoy this flavor-packed veggie delight. Bon appétit!

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