Mexican Bean Burgers

Mexican Bean Burgers

A delicious, light and healthy gluten-free alternative to beef burgers.


  1. 1

    To make the burgers, tip the beans into a large bowl and roughly crush with a potato masher.

  2. 2

    Mix the breadcrumbs, chilli, coriander, spring onions, garlic, beaten egg, ground coriander and seasoning into the mashed beans.

  3. 3

    Using your hands, form the mixture into 6-8 burgers.

  4. 4

    Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a frying pan.

  5. 5

    Fry the burgers in two batches until golden brown on both sides.

  6. 6

    Place a burger in each roll, top with slices of tomatoes, avocado, red onion and a dollop of sour cream and serve immediately.


  • 2 cans kidney beans, rinsed, drained and mashed
  • 2 slices Genius white or brown bread, whizzed into breadcrumbs
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 handful fresh coriander, roughly chopped
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 heaped tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil, for frying
  • 2 tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado, peeled, stoned and thinly sliced
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 290ml soured cream
  • 6 Genius seeded rolls, cut in half

Serves 6

Total time required 25 mins

  • Preparation time: 10 mins
  • Cooking time: 15 mins

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