Mushroom & Bean burgers

27 October 2007


  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 garlic clove (crushed)
  • 1 teaspoon each of ground cumin and coriander
  • 9oz (250g) mushrooms (finely chopped)
  • 2 cans 300g cannellini beans (drained and rinsed in a sieve)
  • 2 tablespoon (30ml) fresh parsley (roughly chopped)
  • Sesame buns and salad
  • salt and pepper


  1. Put 1 can of drained cannellini beans in a blender or food processor and process to a coarse paste. Alternatively put them into a large bowl and mash with a potato masher.
  2. Heat the oil in a pan, add the onion, garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally until softened. Add the mushrooms to the pan and cook for a further 2 minutes until they are tender. Add the ground spices and stir thoroughly.
  3. Stir together the mushroom mixture, remaining can of drained cannellini beans and the bean paste and chopped parsley. season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. When the mixture is cool enough to handle shape it into eight burgers with floured hands.
  5. Grill over a medium heat for 5-10 minutes turning once or alternatively bake in a pre-heated oven at gas mark 5 or 190'C for 10 minutes

Makes about 8 burgers

Serving suggestion

Serve in a sesame bun with side salad and ketchup


LJP said...
28 October 2007 at 16:09

What a great recipe! Can't wait to try it! :-)

29 October 2007 at 12:24

This sounds GOOD! I love bean burgers!
Funny, I was thinking of making black bean burgers, but I think I'll make your recipe first.

Keep up the good work.

Rosie said...
5 November 2007 at 09:52

Mmmmmm a lovely sounding recipe!!

BTW I have tagged you on my Blog :)

Rosie x

Graham said...
5 August 2009 at 11:54

Sounds good. I might try this for dinner today.

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