5 full-sized burgers
  • 1cupmashed black beans
  • 1cuppureed winter squash
  • 1/2cuponion, diced
  • 2cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2tspgarlic powder
  • 2tspfresh parsley
  • 1/8tspcayenne pepper
  • 1cupold fashioned rolled oats
  • 1egg
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Mash black beans in a large bowl. Using a food processor, puree winter squash until smooth. Add squash to beans and set aside.
  2. Over medium heat, sauté onion until tender and near-translucent, adding garlic towards the end to prevent burning.
  3. Season sautéed mixture with garlic powder, parsley, cayenne, salt, and pepper. Stir to coat and add mixture to beans and squash.
  4. Add oats and egg to other ingredients and mix until well-combined.
  5. Roll mixture into five balls and flatten with the palm of your hand to form patties.
  6. Preheat skillet over medium-high heat. Add a tablespoon of oil, and cook burgers for a few minutes on each side, until cooked through.
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