5-Ingredient Vegan Quinoa–Black Bean Burgers

Filling and flavorful, this vegan burger will satisfy even the toughest burger critic.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1 can (15 oz.) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 3⁄4 cup cooked quinoa
  • 3⁄4 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cups lettuce
  • 1 large tomato, sliced
  • 1⁄2 small red onion, peeled and sliced
  • 1 medium avocado, peeled, pitted, and sliced


  • Place the black beans, chili powder, salt, quinoa, and carrots in a food processor and process for 3 to 4 minutes or until everything is combined and holds together.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Form 4 patties out of the bean mixture and place in the pan. Cook for 5 minutes on each side.
  • Serve the bean burgers on lettuce with, tomato, onion, and avocado on top.