The Giant Vegan Burger That Will Make Your Heart Skip a ‘Beet’

2.6 (13 reviews)

The Giant Vegan Burger That Will Make Your Heart Skip a ‘Beet’



  • 1 1/2 cups black beans, cooked
  • 1/2 medium red onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 cups oats
  • 2 cups beets, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp.  paprika
  • 1 Tbsp.  salt
  • 1 tsp.  black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp. mustard


  • Preheat the oven to 450°F and line an 8-inch-by-8-inch baking dish with parchment paper.
  • Blend the beans, onion, garlic, and oats in a food processor until the onion is broken up into small pieces.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and blend until well combined.
  • Form the mixture into 1 giant patty and transfer to the baking dish.
  • Bake for 20 to 30 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Serve with your favorite veggies and vegan condiments on a hearty bun.

Note: You can also form the mixture into 4 average-sized patties and bake for 10 to 15 minutes on each side.

Makes 1 giant or 4 average-sized burger patties

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Rated 2.6/5 based on 13 reviews

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