Yummy Plant-Based Burger

by Jennifer McDonald
Yummy Plant-Based Burger

This plant-based burger recipe is incredibly simple, great for a vegan diet, and packs a ton of umami flavours. They are not too wet or too dry, just perfectly balanced. This is perfect for a quick meal or to prepare and freeze for later.

I don’t know about you, but I’m hanging on to the very last bit of summer. So it seemed like the perfect time to share my amazing veggie burger recipe with you all.

Yummy Plant-Based Burger

Yummy Plant-Based Burger

Jennifer McDonaldJennifer McDonald
You can enjoy the goodness of a greasy burger without the guilt with this delicious plant-based burger. Here's the simple recipe you can try.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 163 kcal


  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 large Portobello mushroom
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed meal
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon white miso paste
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Drain the liquid from the can of black beans and place it on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Clean the Portobello mushroom and cut into 1/4-inch thick slices
  • Line on a parchment-lined baking sheet (nothing overlapping).
  • Bake beans and mushrooms for 30 minutes, flipping once after 15 minutes.
  • When the beans and mushrooms have 5 minutes left, prepare a flax egg with the flaxseed meal and water.
  • Set aside to thicken.
  • When cooked, the beans should be burst, with the whiter parts of the insides showing, and the mushroom should look dry with no residual liquid on the pan.
  • After the beans and mushrooms have cooled for 5 minutes, add the flax egg, and all other ingredients to a food processor.
  • Process and scrape down the sides once or twice until everything is combined, but there is still good texture.
  • Form the mixture into 4 patties and set aside to rest
  • Heat a nonstick pan to medium-high heat.
  • Add the patties to the pan and cook without touching for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • The patties shouldn’t stick and should be golden brown before flipping.
  • Flip and cook for an additional 3 to 4 minutes until patties are complete.
  • Serve hot on a burger bun with fresh toppings of your choice.


Calories: 163kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 10gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.5gSodium: 698mgPotassium: 454mgFiber: 8gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 118IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 46mgIron: 3mg
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