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2 or 4 Serving Dinner

Black Bean Burgers

with BBQ-Glazed Onions & Spicy Arugula Salad

Griddled red onions glazed in tangy BBQ sauce add a sweet crunch to these hearty black bean burgers. We top them with creamy garlic aioli, paired with a salad of spicy pickled jalapeños and peppery arugula.

Tags: High-Protein Soy-Free Nut-Free Less Prep High Fiber
Cook Time
2 Servings  |  25 min 4 Servings  |  35 min

Nutrition (per serving)

CALORIES
720
FAT
25g
CARBOHYDRATES
109g
PROTEIN
16g

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INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 red onion, peeled, half thinly sliced, and half reserved for your own use
  2. 2 Actual Veggies® Black Burgers
  3. 1/4 cup smoky BBQ sauce
  4. 1/4 cup vegan mayo
  5. 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced
  6. 2 oz baby arugula
  7. 1 oz pickled jalapeños, pickling liquid reserved and minced (divided)
  8. 2 pretzel burger buns, sliced
  9. 2 tsp olive oil*
  10. 2 tbsp vegetable oil*
  11. Salt and pepper*
  12. *Not included
  13. Ingredients are listed for 2 servings. If you're making 4 servings, please double your ingredients by using both meal kit bags provided.
  14. For full ingredient list, see Nutrition.
  15. ~This recipe has a spicy ingredient! For low-heat, use spicy ingredients as instructed. For no-heat, omit them entirely.~
Allergens: wheat
Tools: Aluminum foil, Large nonstick skillet
Cook Time
2 Servings  |  25 min 4 Servings  |  35 min

Nutrition (per serving)

CALORIES
720
FAT
25g
CARBOHYDRATES
109g
PROTEIN
16g

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INSTRUCTIONS

1
Cook the burgers and onions

Heat 2 tbsp vegetable oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sliced onion and a pinch of salt and pepper to one side of skillet. To other side, add burgers. Cook until onions are soft and starting to brown and burgers are golden brown, 5 to 6 minutes per side. Turn off heat, transfer burgers to plate, and cover with foil to keep warm. (4-serving meal: use ¼ cup vegetable oil)

2
Make the BBQ-glazed onions and aioli

Add BBQ sauce to skillet with cooked onions and stir to combine. In small bowl, stir together mayo, garlic, and a pinch of salt and pepper.

3
Make the arugula salad

Combine arugula, just half the pickled jalapeños, pickling liquid, 2 tsp olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper in medium bowl and toss. (4-serving meal: use 4 tsp olive oil) (TIP: Use more pickled jalapeños if you prefer more spice.)

4
Toast the buns

Move oven rack to middle position and set oven to broil on high. Toast buns directly on rack until golden brown, 1 to 2 minutes. (TIP: All broilers are different; watch carefully to ensure buns don’t burn.)

5
Serve

Place bottom half of each bun on plate. Top with BBQ-glazed onions, black bean burgers, and some spicy arugula salad. Spread aioli on top buns and close burgers. Serve with remaining salad. Dig in!

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