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    Vegan Black Bean Burgers

    Homemade vegan black bean burger lettuce wraps (no food processor required!!) with a side of delicious parsnip curly fires. Easy, healthy, and delicious!!  

    Servings: 4



    • 1 (15 oz) Can Black Beans — drained, but no rinse
    • 1 Tbsp Red Onion — finely chopped
    • 1/2 C Panko Bread Crumbs

    1 tsp Each of:

    • Onion Powder
    • Garlic Powder
    • Smoked Paprika
    • Nutritional Yeast
    • Cayenne Pepper
    • Sea Salt  
    • Black Pepper
    • 1 Tbsp Avocado Oil (or olive oil)
    • 1 Fax Egg — 1 Tbsp ground flax mixed with 3 Tbsp water, stir, let set in fridge for ~5 mins until thickened
    • Add-on’s:
  • Saucy Lips Jalapeño & Green Apple hot sauce
  • Tomato Slices
  • Red Onion Rings
  • Butter Lettuce
  • Dill Pickle Spears

    - Pre-heat oven to 425
    - In a medium bowl, mash the black beans until well mushed, but still leaving a few intact beans for some extra texture.
    - Add in the finely chopped red onion.
    -  Mix in the spices and nutritional yeast.
  • -  Next mix in the oil, bread crumbs, and flax egg.

    -  Mix everything together until well combined, then evenly divided mixture to form 4 patties 

    -  Heat a cast iron skillet (or an oven safe pan) to med/high, with 1-2 Tbsp avocado oil (or another high heat safe neutral tasting oil).
    - Gently place bean patties in the iron skillet, and let cook for ~2-3 mins on each side, until a crust has formed (similarly to a conventional burger).
    - Then transfer the skillet into the oven and let bean patties cook for ~5 mins on each side.
    - Serve in a leaf of butter lettuce top with sliced veggies, and a drizzle of hot sauce.

    Parsnip Curly Fries:


  • 1 (very) Large Parsnip (or 2-3 small-medium parsnips)
  • 1/2 tsp each of: 
  • Smoked Paprika,
  • Onion Powder,
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh Parsley (finely chopped)
  • Directions:
  • - Wash, peel, and spiralize (or shred/grate) the parsnip(s).
    - Generously coat parsnip pieces with 2 Tbsp avocado oil (or olive oil).
    - Add the seasonings.
    - Spread out the fries, so they’re not too crowded, onto a roasting pan or sheet.

    - Place on highest rack and let broil (500) until golden, crispy, and tender.
    - Pile ‘em high and serve with a sprinkle of freshly chopped parsley on top.

    Recipe Credits: @thenoshingfox

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