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Corn & Black Bean Burgers

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Yay! It’s Friday and I’m sure everyone has worked hard to get to this day. I know I sure have. Last night I did a long workout on the treadmill, which was dreadful while I was running it, but afterwards I felt like a champ. I talked about getting through workouts on the treadmill before and I used some of these tips yesterday. What are your ways of crushing a workout on the treadmill? Anyway, I also made these corn & black bean burgers, which are so easy to make and delicious. They are meant to be vegan, but I feel like an egg white would help to hold them together so that’s what I did. You could do a flax egg and then they truly would be vegan. Read on for the recipe…

Corn & Black Bean Burgers


Adapted from Eating Well

  • 1 can black beans, rinsed/drained
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs, divided
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 green onions, diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil


  1. Mash black beans and spices (cumin, paprika and chili powder) together with potato masher.
  2. Stir corn and 1/4 cup bread crumbs in bean mixture.
  3. Add egg white and mix together well with hands.
  4. In a small bowl, combine tomato, green onion, cilantro and 1 Tbsp olive oil.
  5. Combine tomato mixture with black bean mixture.
  6. In small bowl, mix together remaining Tbsp olive oil and remaining bread crumbs.
  7. Create 6 small black bean patties.
  8. Brush tops of patties with breadcrumb/olive oil.
  9. Bake at 425F for 10 minutes, flip and cook 10 more minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Top with creamy avocado, tomatoes and ENJOY!

About Lesley

I am a 29 year old Pennsylvanian who enjoys running, good eats, family and friends!

2 responses »

  1. I want to be invited for black bean burgers, they look so yummy!



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