If you’re looking for delicious vegan lunch ideas for school or work than this bean burger recipe is for you. This recipe for vegetarian burger is packed with delicious flavors and healthy plant based nutrients. It’s the perfect recipe idea for meal prepping, packed lunches, or just an every day home meal for the family!
I like using pinto beans for my bean burger recipe because they are earthy and nutritious. They have a meaty texture and blend well with vegetables. However there are a wide variety of beans you can use for any recipe for vegetarian burgers. For example you can use black beans, chickpeas, Navy beans, or even Lima beans!
Vegan lunch ideas for school or work like this bean burger taste amazing with perfectly shredded cabbage and carrots. You can buy pre shredded vegetables at the grocery store. Another way to get the perfectly shredded cabbage and carrots is to use the food processor. So before you blend the beans, combine the garlic, onions, cabbage, and carrots in the food processor. Blend or pulse until it becomes medium shredded.
Another great ingredient in my vegan bean burger recipe is flaxseed meal. Flaxseed meal is rich in vitamins and minerals as well as antioxidants. It also works as a binding agent which makes it perfect for egg replacements. Other ingredients for my recipe for vegetarian burger include:
The flavor combinations and nutritional content of this bean burger recipe will knock your socks off!
Combine the chopped onions, minced garlic, shredded carrots, shredded cabbage, all the dry seasonings, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and flaxseed meal in a large mixing bowl and stir until thoroughly combined
Use a food processor to blend up the beans into a chunky purée before adding it into the mixing bowl ingredients
Stir the mixture until it’s thoroughly combined
Mold about 8 burger patties out of the bean vegetable mixture
Heat the oil in a large skillet on medium high heat
Cook the bean patties for approximately 5 minutes per side