Everybody needs a reliable go-to burger recipe that tastes fantastic, just like this one. This meaty bean burger is paired with a refreshing and creamy herb aioli. Serve on toasted buns with leafy greens, sweet potato fries, and extra sauce on the side, for dipping.

Bean Burger With Herb Aioli [Vegan]

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Calories

178

Serves

6

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Ingredients

For the Burger:

  • 2 cups pinto beans, cooked and drained, or 2 cups canned beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup quick oats
  • 1/4 block firm tofu
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin
  • Salt, to taste

For the Herb Aioli:

  • 1/2 cup raw cashews
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup fresh parsley leaves, cilantro leaves, or a combination of both
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
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Preparation

To Make the Burgers:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until mixture forms a slightly chunky dough.
  3. Form the mixture into 6 patties by hand and place each patty on an oiled cookie sheet.
  4. Bake in oven for 20 minutes, flipping patties after 10 minutes. When done, remove the tray from the oven.

To Make the Herb Aioli:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth and creamy. Slather onto your burger or serve on the side as a dipping sauce.
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Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 1070 | Total Carbs: 137 g | Total Fat: 33 g | Total Protein: 63 g | Total Sodium: 2697 g | Total Sugar: 36 g Per Serving: Calories: 178 | Carbs: 23 g | Fat: 6 g | Protein: 11 g | Sodium: 450 mg | Sugar: 6 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.