Jalapeno Red Bean Burger (V&GF)

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Making your own veggie burger is not as hard as you think. For this Jalapeno Red Bean Burger, you just have to let the blender/food processor do most of the work! There are easy step-by-step directions (with pictures!). If you are wondering about that sauce on top, it’s my Burger Sauce! Check out the recipe. It’s not hard, I promise. 🙂

Burger Ingredients

  • ½ small onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, remove seeds (optional)
  • 1 small handful cilantro, (stems ok!)
  • 1 can red beans, drained & rinsed
  • ½ tsp ground mustard, oregano &paprika
  • 1/8- ¼  tsp cumin
  • ¼ salt & pepper
  • 1 tbsp organic ketchup
  • 1 tbsp olive (for cooking)
  • Burger Sauce (Recipe here!)


1.In a food processor first blend the onion, garlic, jalapeno and cilantro. Remove the ingredients and add to a mixing bowl.

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2. Next, add the red beans and blend for a few seconds. Remove & add to the mixing bowl with the previous mixture.
jalep b33. Now add the oregano, paprika, ground mustard, cumin, salt, pepper and ketchup. Mix well.
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4. Scoop ¼ cup of the ingredients then form into patties. In a medium non-stick pan add the oil and crack the heat to medium.
jalep b55. Add the patties to the pan. Cook for 10 minutes, until brown.
jalep b66. Flip. Lightly press on the patty and cook for an additional 5-7 minutes until brown.


  1. Toast a slice of gluten-free toast for each person having a burger.
  2. Top the toast with a few spinach leaves then the patty and burger sauce.
  3. Enjoy!

Burger Sauce

Serving Suggestions

  1. In addition to the Burger Sauce, add other condiments.
  2. If you don’t want to make the Burger Sauce, use a slice of vegetarian or vegan cheese.
  3. On top of a bed of greens, minus the toast, add the patty and burger sauce. OR use the toast and cube into croutons!

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