By Stephanie Hnatiuk, RD, CDE, PTS
Makes 12 Burgers
Prep time: 10 minutes + 1-2 hours to chill
Cook time: 10 minutes
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
2 medium beets, washed and peeled
2 cups quick oats
1/2 cup minced onion
4 cloves minced garlic
1 tbsp ground cumin
Salt and pepper to taste
- Using the shredding attachment on a food processor, grate the beets. Add the black beans, onion, garlic and seasonings and pulse until thoroughly mixed.
- Add the oats 1/2 cup at a time, mixing between each addition
- Chill mixture in the fridge for 1-2 hours. Shape into 12 burger patties.
- Cook burgers on foil-lined grill five minutes per side until heated through.
Serve on a whole grain bun with your favourite burger toppings!
Stephanie Hnatiuk is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, and Certified Personal Trainer with Can Fit Pro. As both a nutrition and fitness expert she takes a whole-foods, common sense approach to nutrition and wellness that emphasizes unprocessed foods and home-cooked meals.