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YUMM! No Takeout! Black Bean Mushroom Burgers #fitfam

NoTakeout! Black Bean Mushroom Burgers make your Friday night a little cool and a lot YUMM! Don’t forget to pickup some sweet potato fries or a spinach salad to go with this amazing burger! Skip the takeout counter it’s grocery store hitting time!


1 tablespoon ground flaxseed

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

½ teaspoon kosher salt, divided

½ teaspoon ground cumin

½ teaspoon black pepper

2 ounces cremini mushrooms

1 (15-oz.) can unsalted black beans, rinsed, drained, and divided

1 large egg, lightly beaten

1 garlic clove, smashed

1/3 cup whole-wheat panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)

1 tablespoon canola oil

1 ½ teaspoons fresh lime juice

1 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted

2 tablespoons plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt

1 tablespoon water

4 whole-wheat hamburger buns, toasted

½ cup finely shredded red cabbage


Place flaxseed, Worcestershire sauce, ÂĽ teaspoon kosher salt, cumin, pepper, mushrooms, half of the beans, egg, and garlic in a food processor; process 1 minute or until almost smooth. Place bean mixture in a bowl; stir in remaining half of beans and panko.

Heat oil in a large cast-iron or nonstick skillet over medium-high. Fill a ½-cup measure with bean mixture; add to pan. Repeat procedure 3 times to form 4 patties. Flatten patties slightly with the back of a spatula. Cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until browned.

Combine remaining ÂĽ teaspoon salt, juice, and avocado in a bowl, mashing with a fork. Stir in yogurt and 1 tablespoon water. Divide patties among bottom halves of buns; top evenly with avocado mixture, cabbage, and top halves of buns. (recipe: cookinglight.com)

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