Vegan Black Bean Burger | easy + gluten free

vegan black bean burger

This is my adapted recipe for the greatest black bean burger EVER. The original can be found here, but my tweaks make it vegan & gluten free.

vegan black bean burger

Vegan Black Bean Burger Recipe | gluten free + easy

This is the BEST black bean burger I've ever discovered. It's adapted from the legend Sally's baking addiction blog. I recommend you check her stuff out here.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8 burgers


  • Baking Sheet
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Silicone Baking Mat
  • Food processor or blender


  • 2 14oz cans black beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup gluten free all purpose flour or oat flour
  • 1/2 cup vegan feta cheese I like violife brand
  • 2 tbsp flaxseed meal for flax eggs
  • 6 tbsp water for flax eggs
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp vegan mayo or ketchup

Spice Blend

  • 2 tsp cumin, ground
  • 1 tsp chili powder, ground
  • 1 tsp garlic power
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste



  • Preheat oven to 325°F
  • Spread black beans on baking sheet and place in the oven for 15 minutes to partially dry out the beans.

Cook Veggies

  • Saute peppers, onions in oil on medium until soft. About 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic and and saute for an additional 30 seconds until fragrant.
  • Remove veggies from pan and blot with towel to remove oil.

Make Black Bean Burgers

  • Add all ingredients, except the beans, into a food processor or blender.
  • Pulse together all ingredients.
  • Add black beans to the food processor and pulse until just barely combined.

Cook the Burgers

  • Form the black bean burger base into 6-8 patties.
  • Place on baking sheet lined with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
  • Crank up oven to 375°F and bake for 10 minutes per side.
  • Optional saute them in a pan or grill on very high heat for 1 minute per side to get a nice char.
  • Enjoy immediately. 🙂



This recipe will last for 3-5 day sin the fridge or up to a month in the freezer. This recipe was adapted from Sally's Baking Addiction so check her stuff out please and Nora thanks for the awesome recipe. 
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Hey there! I’m AJ Rivera. I make easy, delicious, and healthy(ish), vegan food. When I’m not cooking you might find me watching anime, hiking with my amazing fairy wife Jadi, or playing with my two dogs. I’m so happy you’re here, and I can’t wait to show you how to make food you can be proud of. 

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