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Grilled Black Bean and Pumpkin Burger [Vegan]

This burger layers a blend of seasonal flavors in a black bean and pumpkin patty. Dressed up with roasted red pepper and creamy avocado spread, it's completely irresistible. Go ahead and take a bite. You deserve this!

Grilled Black Bean and Pumpkin Burger [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Dairy FreeVegan


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup diced red pepper
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 15-ounce can organic black beans
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 minced chipotle peppers
  • 1/4 cup fresh corn
  • 3 tablespoons pure pumpkin
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  1. Dice red onion and red pepper and mince garlic. Heat canola oil over medium heat then add garlic, onion, red pepper, and corn and sauté for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Place rinsed and dried black beans in a deep bowl. Using back of fork, mash about half the beans and leave half whole. Then add pumpkin, sautéed vegetable mixture, chipotle peppers, pecans, bread crumbs, and cumin. Mix well until all ingredients are combined to desired consistency. Note, if mixture is too dry you can add a little more pumpkin. Using hands, form into four large patties and refrigerate.
  3. Heat grill to medium-high heat. Brush grill with canola oil, then place burgers on the grill. Cook for approximately 3-5 minutes on each side.
  4. Remove and serve immediately on your favorite roll. Top with avocado spread, fresh roasted tomato, caramelized onion, or your favorite burger toppings. Garnish with kosher dill pickles.


Beans - BlackPumpkin




Living a healthy lifestyle and offering people creative plant based cooking ideas is a passion for Ron.  After appearing on ABC's The CHEW, Ron began posting his dishes to his YouTube channel, Ron Badach Callicoon Kitchen where he prepares all the recipes he submits.  Ron hopes to see an increase in parents getting their children involved in the kitchen and educating them on the benefits of healthy organic produce.  Ron lives in New York and Virginia with his wife Elizabeth and three daughters.  Follow Ron on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.



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76 comments on “Grilled Black Bean and Pumpkin Burger [Vegan]”

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Miles Wojtczak
4 Months Ago

Kathy Ann Endicott Stallings

Anthony Lowther
4 Months Ago

Judith Lowther learn this please . X

Chester E. Wrucke
4 Months Ago

Very, very, wrong! Not a burger, no meat.

Gavin McGavinson
4 Months Ago

Zia Teige

Zia Teige
13 Jan 2016


Marilyn Medina Olivero
4 Months Ago

Had to have it tonight! Used what I had... sweet potatoes instead of pumpkin and wheat germ for some of the bread crumbs. It was delicious!

Judy Good
4 Months Ago

I clicked on here thinking I would find the name of the restaurant where they make it!

Marielos Argueta
4 Months Ago

Ale, que rica, me quede con ganas de una como la que comimos en Fat Hippo y esta, aunque no es igual, se ve deliciosa, la voy a hacer

Eileen Young
4 Months Ago

Sounds like a nice gmo feast!

Joanne Hall
4 Months Ago

Oooo that looks lovely :-) I am veggie but struggle with vegan :-( Paula

Sam Ragil
4 Months Ago



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