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This BBQ Portobello Mushroom and Black Bean Burger has real bite you'd never know its 100 per cent meat free Find the recipe at Supper in the Suburbs
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5 from 3 votes

BBQ Portobello Mushroom and Black Bean Burgers

These vegetarian burgers are meaty enough to fool even the most determined carnivore!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 burgers
Calories: 125kcal
Author: Emma Walton


  • 2 large portobello mushrooms
  • 200 grams broccoli hea
  • 1 small white onion
  • 400 grams black beans tinned weight, 240g drained weight
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1.5 tsp paprika
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch cayenne
  • 1 large egg whisked lightly
  • 50 grams breadcrumbs or enough to bind


  • Pre-heat your oven to gas mark 6 or 200C.
  • Prepare a baking sheet with grease proof paper.
  • Roughly chop the portobello mushroom, broccoli and white onion and place into a food processor along with the black beans and garlic.
  • Pulse the vegetables and black beans for a minute or two until the mixture starts to come together.
  • Transfer the mix to a large bowl.
  • Add the spices, egg and breadcrumbs to the bowl and mix well.
  • Once fully combined, shape the mixture into 4 large burger shaped patties and place on to the line baking sheet.
  • Cook in the centre of the oven for 15 minutes or until a light crust has begun to form and the burgers are hot the whole way through.
  • Transfer the burgers to a griddle pan on high and cook for 2-3 minutes each side until charred.
  • Serving suggestions can be found in the notes.


Serving suggestion

Serve in a wholemeal bun with BBQ Sauce, lettuce and a large slice of roasted red pepper.


Calories: 125kcal