Black Soy Bean Burgers

Black Soy Bean Burgers

Photo from The Soy Foods Council 

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 20 mins
Servings: 4 servings

Use black soybeans and TVP (textured vegetable protein) to make a vegetarian burger with this recipe courtesy of The Soy Foods Council. Shop for black soybeans in the canned foods section of your local health food store.


  • 3/4 cup vegetable broth or 3/4 cup water plus 1 vegetarian bouillon cube, crushed
  • 1 cup TVP
  • 1/4 cup black soybeans (cooked or canned, divided)
  • 1/4 cup onion (chopped)
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornmeal
  • 1 (1 1/4 ounces) packet taco seasoning mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons soy oil

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. In a medium saucepan bring vegetable broth or water and bouillon cube to boiling. Add TVP and let stand 3 minutes.

  3. In a medium bowl, mash half the beans with a fork.

  4. Add remaining beans, onion, flour, cornmeal and seasoning mix. Add eggs and mix well.

  5. Form into 4 patties.

  6. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add patties and cook until firmed and browned on one side, about 3 to 4 minutes. Turn and brown the second side.

  7. Serve your black soybean burgers on buns with your favorite veggie burger toppings. Enjoy!

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