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
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
426 Calories
17g Fat
45g Carbs
27g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 426
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 93mg 31%
Sodium 806mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 9g 33%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 124mg 10%
Iron 7mg 39%
Potassium 984mg 21%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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 textured vegetable protein (TVP)

  • 1/4 cup black soybeans, cooked or canned, divided

  • 1/4 cup chopped onion

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornmeal

  • 1 (1 1/4-ounce) packet taco seasoning

  • 2 large eggs

  • 2 to 3 tablespoons soybean 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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