The Ultimate Vegan Black Bean Burger with Creamy Garlic Sauce

The Ultimate Vegan Black Bean Burger with Creamy Garlic Sauce

If you're looking for a mouthwatering vegan burger that's both satisfying and packed with flavor, you've come to the right place. Our Vegan Black Bean Burger is a delicious and wholesome plant-based option that's perfect for lunch or dinner. And to take it to the next level, we've paired it with a creamy vegan garlic sauce that will leave your taste buds dancing. Let's dive right into the recipe!

Vegan Black Bean Burger Recipe


  • 1 can (15 oz) of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats (gluten-free if needed)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped bell pepper (red, green, or any color)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste or ketchup (optional, for added moisture)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (for cooking)


  • Fresh Sprouts
  • Avocado
  • Green leaf lettuce
  • Tomato
  • Onion


  1. In a large mixing bowl, start by mashing the drained and rinsed black beans. You want to achieve a chunky texture, so don't overdo it.

  2. Add the rolled oats, finely chopped onion, bell pepper, minced garlic, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper to the mashed beans. Mix everything thoroughly.

  3. If desired, incorporate 1 tablespoon of tomato paste or ketchup for extra moisture and flavor. Combine well.

  4. Shape the mixture into burger patties. Depending on your preference, you can typically make 4-6 patties.

  5. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

  6. Cook the black bean burger patties for about 3-4 minutes per side or until they're golden brown and heated through.

Health Benefits:

  • High Fiber: Black beans are an excellent source of dietary fiber, which can aid in digestion, help maintain a healthy weight, and regulate blood sugar levels.

  • Protein-Rich: This burger is rich in plant-based protein from black beans, making it an ideal choice for vegans and vegetarians. Protein is essential for muscle growth and repair.

  • Nutrient-Packed: The black bean burger contains a variety of essential nutrients, including vitamins (like vitamin C and vitamin K), minerals (like iron and magnesium), and antioxidants.

  • Heart-Healthy: The inclusion of black beans and minimal use of saturated fats can contribute to heart health by lowering bad cholesterol levels.

Creamy Vegan Garlic Sauce Recipe


  • 1/2 cup vegan mayonnaise
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a small mixing bowl, combine the vegan mayonnaise, minced garlic, fresh lemon juice, and Dijon mustard.

  2. Mix the ingredients until well combined.

  3. For an extra burst of flavor and freshness, add the chopped fresh parsley (optional).

  4. Season the sauce with salt and pepper to taste, adjusting the seasonings to your preference.

  5. Cover the bowl and refrigerate the sauce for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld.

Health Benefits:

  • Garlic's Health Benefits: Garlic is renowned for its potential health benefits, including anti-inflammatory properties, improved cardiovascular health, and potential cancer-fighting properties.

  • Vegan Mayo: Choosing vegan mayonnaise reduces saturated fat intake compared to traditional mayonnaise made with eggs. It's also suitable for those with egg allergies.

Assembling Your Vegan Black Bean Burger

To complete your ultimate Vegan Black Bean Burger experience, you can pair it with your choice of burger buns and favorite toppings like lettuce, tomato, onion, avocado, and, of course, the Creamy Vegan Garlic Sauce.

Simply spread the sauce on the bun or drizzle it over the burger to add a creamy, garlicky kick that enhances the flavors of your burger. The sauce's tangy and savory notes complement the rich, hearty taste of the black bean patty beautifully.

This satisfying and flavorful burger is not only great for your taste buds but also for your health. Enjoy your Vegan Black Bean Burger and the Creamy Garlic Sauce for a delicious and guilt-free meal!

So, what are you waiting for? Get ready to savor the unbeatable combination of our Vegan Black Bean Burger and Creamy Garlic Sauce. Your taste buds will thank you for it, and your body will appreciate the nutritious benefits of this delightful meal!

Eating this meal can provide a healthy dose of fiber, protein, and essential nutrients, making it a great choice for those looking to enjoy a delicious, nutritious, and satisfying plant-based burger.

Vegan Black Bean Burger (per serving, without bun and toppings):

  • Calories: 200-250 kcal
  • Protein: 10-12 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 30-35 grams
  • Dietary Fiber: 6-8 grams
  • Sugars: 2-4 grams
  • Fat: 5-7 grams
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5-1 gram
  • Cholesterol: 0 milligrams
  • Sodium: 350-450 milligrams

Creamy Vegan Garlic Sauce (per serving, approximately 1-2 tablespoons):

  • Calories: 50-70 kcal
  • Protein: 0 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 2-4 grams
  • Sugars: 1-2 grams
  • Fat: 5-7 grams
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5-1 gram
  • Cholesterol: 0 milligrams
  • Sodium: 50-100 milligrams
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