For the Burger:
400 gms can black beans rinsed and drained
1/2 green bell pepper (finely chopped)
4 green onion (finely chopped)
2 cloves garlic peeled (finely chopped and toasted/fried)
2 cup bread crumbs
1 Tsp crushed hot green chilles
1 tsp cumin toasted
Salt & Pepper to taste
Sliced Cheddar cheese
1 cup mayonnaise
1 Tbsp Honey
2 Tbsp sriracha sauce (add hotness as per taste)
2 tsp lime juice
Salt and pepper
To make the Burger:
Place rinsed and drained black beans in a bowl. If needed, blot them with a paper towel to remove any extra moisture. Place in a large bowl and mash well with a fork.
Add the vegetable mixture to the bowl with the black beans. Add the chillies, cumin and salt and pepper and stir to combine. Stir in bread crumbs. Form mixture into 4 patties. (or as big as your burger bun)
At this point you can choose to:
Bake them at pre-heated 350 degrees on a lightly oiled baking sheet, for 5 minutes on each side. OR
Cook them on your stove using a grill pan with light oil, for 2-3 minutes on each side, Or until brown and crisp.
For the Chipotle Mayo Sauce:
Add all the ingredients to a food processor or blender and puree until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve burgers on a white or whole wheat bun topped with a spoonful of chipotle mayo, lettuce, tomato, cheese, and avocado.
You can also add any other topping of your choic
Gurjyote Singh Sethi, has over 16 years’ experience in the hospitality Industry. He has been associated with leading hotels like the Hyatt Regency New Delhi, Marriott Welcome Hotel, Fusion (Multi cuisine food Joint) Self Owned, Crowne Plaza Gurgaon by (IHG), and Aman Resorts New Delhi, The Claridges Surajkund and Vivanta by Taj at Surajkund. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.