Vegan Black Bean Burgers, served with Mango Salsa

P1110790Makes 4, prep time 10 minutes, cooking time 10-15 minutes

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE BURGERS
1 tbsp of olive oil
2 garlic cloves chopped
½ red onion diced
1 grated carrot
1 tsp of cumin seeds
1 tsp of turmeric
1 tsp of paprika
4 tbsp of all-purpose flour
Handful of chopped coriander
1 tbsp of grated ginger

Salt & pepper
Refried vegetarian black beans

FOR THE SALSA
½ a ripe avocado
½ red onion finely diced
1 mango cut into small cubes
Juice of a lime
Handful of chopped coriander
Salt & pepper

P1110831.JPGMETHOD
Place all the ingredients in a bowl. Squeeze over the lime juice, season, mix and chill in the fridge.

TO SERVE
4 toasted wholemeal buns
Mayonaise
Rocket leaves
4 tomato slices
Red onion slices
½ mashed avocado
Ketchup

METHOD

Heat some oil in a pan, add the onion and garlic. When the onions are soft add the carrot, spices and season. Keep stirring until all the ingredients are combined. Next, add the chopped coriander and ginger. Add two tablespoons of flour and to the pan and lower the heat. Now add the refried black beans, and a little more flour and combine the ingredients. When the mixture is a dough like text turn off the heat. Add more flour if the dough is too soft. Allow the mixture to cool, then roll out on a floured surface. Dived the dough into four and roll out into patties. Chill in the fridge for 20 minutes. Add some oil to a griddle pan on a medium heat, add the bean patties. Grill on each side for about 10 minutes, until they become firm. Turn off the heat while you prepare the buns. Cut the buns in half and toast. Set out on a serving dish, add some mayonnaise and rocket leaves. Next, add the bean patties. Top with sliced tomato, red onion and avocado. Serve with the mango salsa.

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