Heart Healthy Cookbook Black Bean Burgers

Heart Healthy Cookbook Black Bean Burgers

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Dinner ready in just 30 minutes! These California- style, hearty black bean burgers are made easily in a skillet.

Prep Time



Total Time






can (15 ounces) black beans with cumin and chili spices, undrained
can (4.5 ounces) Old El Paso® chopped green chilies, undrained
cup Progresso® plain dry bread crumbs
egg, beaten
cup yellow cornmeal
tablespoons canola or soybean oil
whole wheat hamburger buns, split and toasted
tablespoon reduced-fat mayonnaise or salad dressing
1 1/4
cups shredded lettuce
tablespoons Old El Paso® chunky-style salsa
  1. Place beans in food processor or blender. Cover and process until slightly mashed; remove from food processor. Mix beans, chilies, bread crumbs and egg in medium bowl. Shape mixture into 5 patties, about 1/2 inch thick. Coat each patty with cornmeal.
  2. Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook patties in oil 10 to 15 minutes, turning once, until crisp and thoroughly cooked on both sides.
  3. Spread bottom halves of buns with mayonnaise. Top with lettuce, patties, salsa and top halves of buns.
Makes 5 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
A Note from Dr. B.:
The black beans provide a hefty amount of iron, so good for your heart and blood vessels. Your body can use the iron that foods provide if you eat them along with a good source of vitamin C, such as oranges, tomatoes, bell peppers, strawberries and kiwifruit.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 430
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 1240mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 66g
    • (Dietary Fiber 10g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 17g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 4 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.