Black Bean Chili Burgers

Black Bean Chili Burgers
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Cook 2 mins Grill 8 mins Broil 3 mins


  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 pound ground sirloin
  • 1 can (15-1/2-ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup minced red onion
  • 1/3 cup plus 3 tablespoons medium salsa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 6 multigrain seeded hamburger buns
  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced

Make It

1. Heat grill or grill pan to medium high. Heat broiler. Combine chili powder, garlic powder and cumin in a small nonstick skillet. Cook over medium-high heat for 2 minutes, until fragrant. Remove from heat.

2. In a large bowl, stir together the sirloin, black beans, spice mixture, red onion, 1/3 cup of the salsa, the salt and pepper. Transfer to a food processor and pulse until texture is slightly smooth and about half of the beans have been mashed. Return to bowl and divide into 6 hamburger patties.

3. Coat burgers with nonstick cooking spray. Grill 4 minutes, then flip over and grill another 4 minutes or until instant-read thermometer inserted into thickest part of burger registers 140 degrees .

4. Meanwhile, toast buns under broiler for 3 minutes, turning once. In a small bowl, stir together remaining 3 tablespoons salsa and the mayonnaise. Spread each bun with some of the salsa mayo. Add a burger and a few avocado slices and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 363, Fat, total (g): 15, chol. (mg): 44, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 38, fiber (g): 7, pro. (g): 23, sodium (mg): 801, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.