These vegetarian chili black bean burgers are loaded with fiber, spicy flavor, and hold together super well! Vegan and gluten-free.
Bean burgers are one of my favorite quick and easy meals. I’ve made so many different varieties with every type of bean, grain and veggie you can imagine and while I’ve liked all the bean burger recipes I’ve posted here on EBF previously, I think I’ve found my absolute favorite homemade black bean burger recipe to date.
The most exciting part (for me at least) is that the burger holds together really well. Making a flavorful bean burger is easy — it’s the texture that’s the hard part, especially when you’re trying to meet specific dietary needs. These burgers have no egg or bread crumbs so they’re vegan and gluten-free, yet the patties stay together perfectly. I consider that a win!
Speaking of dietary needs, I should probably mention that as of last week I’m following a gluten-free diet. I will definitely write a full post about this soon, but long story short I’ve been going to a functional medicine doctor (who I really like and trust) and after getting blood work done he prescribed a gluten-free diet. It’s not what I expected to hear after getting my blood work back, but I’m optimistic that it will help me.
I’d actually agreed to do this campaign for McCormick’s new gluten-free recipe mixes prior to knowing that I would soon be following a gluten-free diet, but it actually worked out quite well.
When I received the chili seasoning mix I knew I wanted to experiment and make something other than a pot of…