Michael Jackson's Black Bean Veggie Burgers Recipe Video

The ghost of Michael Jackson arrives to deliver some musical assistance to the preparation of black bean veggie burgers.


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time5 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Black beans16 Ounce
 Jalapeno pepper1 Medium
 Red onion1⁄2 Medium
 Red bell pepper1⁄4 Medium
 Bread crumbs1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Vital wheat gluten1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1 Dash
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm)
 Cumin1 Teaspoon
 Olive oil2 Tablespoon (Leveled) (as required)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 522 Calories from Fat 65

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11.4%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g6.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 82 mg3.4%

Total Carbohydrates 79 g26.4%

Dietary Fiber 18.1 g72.6%

Sugars 3.9 g

Protein 37 g74.7%

Vitamin A 5.8% Vitamin C 22.5%

Calcium 19.2% Iron 42.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Mash up black beans in a bowl.
2. Finely chop red onion, red bell pepper, de-seeded jalapeno pepper, and garlic. Mix these in.
3. Add bread crumbs, water, cumin, chili powder, and salt. Mix well.
4. Add 1/2 cup of vital wheat gluten, which will help to really hold the burgers together.

5. In a frying pan pour olive oil, form patties from mixture.
6. Cook the burgers at a medium-high heat until they start to crisp up.

7. Serve hot with Ketchup.