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California Bean Burgers

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California Bean Burgers

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: California Bean Burgers
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 434kcal


  • 15 ounce kidney beans, canned
  • 1/2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 stalk green onion
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs, seasoned
  • 3 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 4 regular hamburger buns, whole wheat


  • 1 medium avocado
  • 2 medium carrot
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce

Serve With

  • 2 cup strawberries


  • Heat grill to medium-high.
  • Drain and rinse beans. Place into a food processor along with the Worcestershire sauce, onion, and egg white; process until smooth.
  • Add bread crumbs and pulse until well-combined.
  • Place sesame seeds in a shallow dish. With wet hands, shape bean mixture into 4-6 balls (depending on desired thickness of burgers), roll in sesame seeds to coat, then form into patties.
  • Place patties on grill and cover. Grill 6-8 minutes per side until patties are lightly browned and seeds are toasted.
  • Mash avocado and shred carrots. Toast buns if desired.
  • Add some avocado, carrots, a bean patty, and barbecue sauce to each bun, forming sandwiches.
  • Serve bean burgers with strawberries on the side.
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Calories: 434kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 836mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 15g

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