• Kids, Main

  • Difficulty: Simple

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Quick Kidney Bean Burgers

If you love a bean burger, you'll be delighted with this recipe - especially as it only takes a few minutes.

  • Makes 6 burgers

  • Preparation 10 mins

  • Cooking 15 mins

Quick Kidney Bean Burgers
  • Dairy-Free

  • Egg-Free

  • Nut-Free

  • Suitable for Freezing

  • Vegan


FOr the burger
  • 1 x 400g can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 heaped tsp mixed herbs
  • 115g breadcrumbs
  • 50g semolina
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
To serve
  • 6 vegan buns, lightly toasted
  • Salad
  • Relish


  1. Mix together the beans, tomatoes, garlic and herbs in a large bowl.
  2. Add the breadcrumbs and semolina. Mix well.
  3. Add soy sauce and lemon juice. If necessary add a tablespoon of water to increase moisture (but don’t be tempted to add any more!)
  4. Shape into burgers. You can freeze the burgers to cook another time at this step if you like.
  5. Gently fry the burgers in the vegetable oil until golden brown, approximately about 10-15 minutes.
  6. Serve in the buns with your choice of salad and relish.
Nutrition per serving
  • Calories

    379 kcal

  • Fat


  • Saturates


  • Protein


  • Carbs


  • Sodium


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