Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tbsp onion
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1/2 green bell pepper
  • 1 jalepeno – halved with seeds removed
  • 1 – 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • coconut oil to cook with

Directions

  • You need a Blendtec blender to make these burgers
  • Add oats and pumpkin seeds to Blendtec blender jar and secure lid.  Press “speed up” until you reach speed 5.  Run cycle for 20 seconds and press “pulse” to stop blender.  Set aside this oat and pumpkin mixture in a mixing bowl
  • Add onion, carrot and bell pepper and jalapeno to Blentec jar.  Add enough water to just cover vegetables.  Secure lid and “Pulse” 8 t0 10 times.  Pour this mixture over a fine mesh strainer and press out liquid.  Set aside strained veggies in another mixing bowl
  • Add 1/2 cup black beans mixing bowl.  Add the remaining black beans to Blendtec jar with 2 tbsp water and seasonings. Secure lid and select “sauces”.
  • Add bean blend to mixing bowl and incorporate with other ingredients
  • Allow mix to sit while skillet heats up
  • Once heated add a small amt of coconut oil to skillet and scoop 1/2 cup of mix per patty and flatten with back of spatula
  • Cook patties until heated through
  • Serve with hummus or salsa

Makes about 4-5 patties

Prep and Cooking Time: 30 min