Black Bean, Roasted Pumpkin, Feta and Coriander Burgers
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Serves: 12
  • 300 grams Jap pumpkin, cut into chunks (1 cup when cooked)
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large red or brown onion, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 400 gram tin black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 55 grams (approx ¼ cup) feta, crumbled or vegan cheese
  • ¼ cup quick oats
  • ½ cup fresh coriander, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon salt (less or more depending on how salty the feta cheese is)
  • flour, for coating
  • salad, to serve
  1. Heat oven to 200°C and cover a baking tray with greaseproof paper
  2. Place pumpkin in a bowl, drizzle with olive oil, add pepper and toss to coat
  3. Tip onto tray, spread out and roast for 30 minutes or until brown and softened
  4. Heat fry pan over medium heat. When hot add onion and some oil and saute for 10 minutes, until soft and starts to caramelise
  5. Add garlic, beans and cumin to pan, stir through to coat and cook for 2 minutes, squashing a few of the beans before transferring mix into a large bowl
  6. Add cooked pumpkin, feta cheese, oats, coriander, salt and mix well together
  7. Scoop out ¼ cup mixture, shape into burgers and toss in flour to coat
  8. Heat fry pan over medium heat. When hot add some oil and burgers
  9. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, until browned and heated through
  10. Serve with salad with or without a bun
Recipe by Healthy Home Cafe at