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Air-Fryer Black Bean Veggie Burgers

Meatless meals will be so tasty when these hearty air-fryer veggie burgers are on the menu. Guacamole and sour cream make them seem decadent. —Jill Reichardt, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 small tomato, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split
  • Optional: Reduced-fat sour cream and guacamole

Directions

  • Preheat air fryer to 375°. Place beans in a food processor; cover and process until blended. Transfer to a large bowl. Add bread crumbs, tomato, jalapeno, egg, cilantro and garlic. Mix until combined. Shape into 4 patties.
  • In batches, place patties on greased tray in air-fryer basket. Cook until lightly browned, 3-4 minutes. Turn; cook until lightly browned, 3-4 minutes longer. Serve on buns. If desired, top with sour cream and guacamole.

Test Kitchen tip
  • If you don’t have an air fryer, you can make this recipe on the stovetop.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 burger: 323 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 576mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 9g fiber), 13g protein.

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