Tex-Mex Bean Burgers with Salsa

Number of Servings: 4 (233 g)
Active Time: 25 min.
Total Time: 20 min.

These bean burgers taste great. Their complex combination of ingredients offers phenomenal flavor. As with most veggie burgers, they are on the soft side. Use a pan to cook them over a grill.


  • Bean Burger:

    • 1 cup quick-cooking brown rice
    • 1 (15 oz.) can low sodium pinto beans, rinsed and drained
    • 1 cup fresh corn kernels
    • 1 clove garlic, crushed with press
    • ½ tsp. ground coriander
    • ¼ tsp. chipotle chile powder
    • ¼ tsp. salt
    • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
    • cooking spray


    • 2 medium ripe tomatoes, chopped
    • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
    • 1 Tbsp. lime juice
    • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped jalapeño
    • ¼ tsp. salt


  1. Cook rice as label directs; let cool.
  2. Make salsa by combining tomatoes, cilantro, lime juice, jalapeño, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In food processor, pulse rice, beans, corn, garlic, coriander, chile powder, salt, and ground black pepper until combined but still chunky. (This can be refrigerated, covered, up to 4 hours)
  4. Shape mixture into 4 (1″ thick) patties.
  5. Spray a 12″ nonstick skillet and heat on medium (1 minute).
  6. Cook burgers until browned, turning once (8-10 minutes).


Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 233 g

Amount per serving
Calories 160
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 400mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5.5g 21%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 11g
Protein 6g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 48.6mg 4%
Iron 1.7mg 10%
Potassium 515mg 10%
Vitamin A 39.6mcg 4%
Vitamin C 16.8mg 20%
Vitamin E 1mg 6%
Vitamin K 10.6mcg 10%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 3mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 20%
Folate 45.5mcg 11%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 3.4mcg 10%
Chloride 44.7mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.6mg 20%
Phosphorus 151.4mg 10%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 66.5mg 15%
Zinc 1mg 10%
Selenium 6.3mcg 10%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.9mg 40%
Chromium 0.8mcg 2%
Molybdenum 5.5mcg 15%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Tomatoes, Low Sodium Pinto Beans (water, Pinto Beans, Sea Salt), Brown Rice, Whole Yellow Corn, Lime Juice, Jalapeno Pepper, Garlic, Salt, Cooking Spray (canola Oil (adds A Trivial Amount Of Fat), Palm Oil (adds A Trivial Amount Of Fat), Coconut Oil (adds A Trivial Amount Of Fat), Lecithin From Soybeans (non Stick Agent), Dimethyl Silicone (for Anti-foaming), Rosemary Extract (preservative)), Cilantro, Chili Powder, Black Pepper, Coriander.

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