Food Recipes Black Bean-Oat Burger 5.0 (3) Shockingly simple to make, tantalizingly tasty, very vegan, and freezer-friendly. By Anna Theoktisto Anna Theoktisto Anna Theoktisto is a recipe tester and developer who's been working in the Dotdash Meredith test kitchens since 2017. Her recipes and writing have appeared in more than 10 nationally distributed print publications, as well as on various digital platforms. Anna's recipes have been showcased on the covers of magazines such as Food & Wine and Southern Living. Anna earned her BS in agricultural education and communication from the University of Florida, and a degree in culinary arts from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y. She is a member of Les Dames d'Escoffier Birmingham chapter. She has 10 years of experience developing recipes. When not in the kitchen, Anna enjoys hiking with her son, husband, and two dogs. She also loves fostering puppies for a local animal rescue group. Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on April 16, 2018 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email These vegetarian burger patties are crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and packed with Southwest flavor. Serve on a bun or in a lettuce wrap tomato, red onion, and a spoonful of salsa. Get the Recipe:Black Bean-Oat Burger. Photo: Greg DuPree Hands On Time: 20 mins Total Time: 20 mins Yield: 4 burgers Jump to Nutrition Facts Jump to recipe To make the patties, pulse two cans of black beans with oats, garlic, soy sauce, and chili powder. Stir in some scallions, shape into patties, and voila—dinner! Seriously simple, right? If you're gluten-free, swap tamari for the soy sauce, and double check that your rolled oats are certified gluten-free. Shape these simple black bean burgers into patties and freeze to get ahead on meal prep for the week; just make sure to defrost before cooking. 11 High-Protein Vegan Breakfast Ideas That Will Keep You Full Until Lunch Ingredients 2 (15-oz) cans black beans, drained and rinsed ¾ cup uncooked old-fashioned regular rolled oats 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 teaspoons chili powder 3 scallions, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons canola oil 4 hamburger buns 1 cup salsa Lettuce, tomato slices, red onion slices Directions Process beans, oats, garlic, soy sauce, and chili powder in a food processor until ingredients begin to come together, about 30 seconds. Transfer bean mixture to a large bowl and stir in scallions. Shape mixture into 4 (¾-cup) patties, and then let them stand at room temperature 5 minutes or refrigerate up to 3 hours. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high. Cook patties in hot oil until browned, about 5 minutes per side. Place 1 patty on each hamburger bun bottom, and top each with ¼ cup salsa. Add lettuce, tomato slices, and red onion slices, and cover with bun tops. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 471 Calories 12g Fat 71g Carbs 14g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 471 % Daily Value * Total Fat 12g 15% Saturated Fat 1g 6% Cholesterol 1mg 0% Sodium 719mg 31% Total Carbohydrate 71g 26% Total Sugars 9g Protein 14g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.