Black Bean and Butternut Squash Burgers

Veggie Burger Deliciousness!

by Abra Pappa Comments4
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butternut squash and black bean burger
Servings: 6
Level: Moderate
Are you looking for the perfect veggie burger? Well look no further this has it all; flavor, texture, punch and best of all it's freezable. Make a double batch, you'll be glad you did!


  • 1 cup of butternut squash
  • 1 can of organic black beans
    rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup of farro
  • 1/2 lime
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 shallot
    finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons of chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon of braggs amino acid
  • whole grain burger bun
  • sliced avocado


  1. In a large bowl combine squash and black beans. Using a wooden spoon mash together until broken up and well combined. Add farro, lime juice, garlic, shallot, chili powder and braggs. Stir well to combine.
  2. Form into 6 patties, place on lightly greased baking sheet (I used coconut oil) or alternatively fry in skillet.
  3. Bake in 425 oven for 10 minutes, flip and cook 5 minutes more
  4. Alternatively pan fry in a cast iron skillet using a scant tsp of coconut oil. 4 minutes on each side.

Serve with Collard Apple Slaw (Recipe Here)
Place burger on bun, top w/ sliced avocado and collard slaw

Abra Pappa
About Abra Pappa, Health and Wellness Expert

Abra is a wellness expert that has inspired thousands of people to reach their health and weight loss goals through whole, natural food and mindful lifestyle shifts. Her food philosophy is simple; keep it real, keep it simple, and it sure as heck better be delicious!

  • BriBlessed79

    I love this recipe, however each time I make it I have difficulty keeping them together… Is there a trick to it?

    • Abra Pappa

      They can get a little bit crumbly. You can always add an egg to bind it all together well.

  • Stalybridge Chiropodist

    What a tasty recipe with such a great combination of flavours.

  • Nancy Milkowsky

    Here is the recipe.