Bean Burger Sliders - Latin American Inspired

Great summer alternative to your classic beef burger is this Latin American inspired bean burger. Seasoned with Argentinian chimichurri and topped with a Mexican salsa, it gives any beef burger a good run for its money.  

Difficulty level: 3/5

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Recipe serves 2 people.  

INGREDEINTS 

Ingredients for bean burger: Can of black or mixed beans, 1 onion chopped,15g fresh parsley finely chopped, 1 egg, breadcrumbs from 1 slices of bread (if needed), 1 tbsp BBQ Blend

Ingredients for Mexican salsa: 3 tomatoes, 1/2 red onion,10g fresh coriander, juice of 1/2 a lime, 1 tsp chilli powder.   

METHOD - Bean burger

Drain and pat dry 1 can of black or mixed beans. The type of beans you use will depend on the consistency you get. For this recipe we used black beans. Mash black beans in a bowl and add the breadcrumbs from 1 slice of bread.

Now whisk the egg in a separate bowl and pour half into the mixture. Add in the onion, parsley,  and BBQ blend and mix well together.

Make 2 patties and cook on bbq for around 10 minutes each side on a low heat. Be sure not to try and move the bean burger patties too soon and wait until they are crisp on one side before flipping over.    

METHOD - Salsa

Chop tomatoes, red onion and fresh coriander leaf, add Chilli Powder blend, juice of half a lime, salt to taste - mix well.

Add the freshly made salsa on top of the bean burger before serving in a fresh warm bap. 

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