clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon

Spicy Hummus Black Bean Veggie Burgers with Chipotle Special Sauce

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)

  • Yield: 8 patties 1x



For the Burgers:

  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper (about 1/2 bell pepper)
  • 1 1/2 cups black beans
  • 1/4 cup minced shallot (about 1 shallot)
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup Sabra Supremely Spicy Hummus*
  • 1/3 cup quinoa flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 hamburger buns
  • Optional toppings: caramelized onions, lettuce, tomato, pickles

For the Chipotle Special Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle in adobo sauce (about one chipotle pepper)
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt to taste


For the Burgers:

  1. In a food processor, pulse bell pepper until finely chopped. Add beans and pulse until thick and pasty. Place bean mixture into a large mixing bowl and stir in shallot, quinoa, hummus, quinoa flakes chipotle powder and salt until mixture is sticky and holds together.
  2. Form mixture into eight patties and refrigerate for 30 minutes, uncovered.
  3. Meanwhile, preheat grill to medium-low; clean and lightly oil grill and make the Chipotle Special Sauce.
  4. Cook burgers on grill for about 6 minutes on each side, or until heated through.**
  5. Place burger on a toasted hamburger bun. Spread chipotle special sauce on the bun and layer on desired toppings like caramelized onion, lettuce, tomato and pickles.

For the Chipotle Special Sauce:

  1. Using a food processor or immersion blender, blend the Greek yogurt, chipotle pepper, ketchup and olive oil to a puree. Salt to taste. Spread on hamburger buns.


*Not a fan of spicy? Swap Sabra Supremely Spicy Hummus for Roasted Red Pepper and use 1/2 tablespoon chipotle in the special sauce.
**You can also use an indoor grill pan or fry pan and cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side.
***For a vegan friendly sauce, swap Greek yogurt with vegan mayo.