Black Bean Goat Cheese Burger

These burgers have been a Diva Dish fan favorite for many years! It’s a great alternative to a meat burger as it is full and jam packed with flavor!

Although I had to re-vamp this post after it being several years old, this recipe still stands strong! It’s one of my favorite burgers and my husband and I enjoy it equally! The best way to eat this is to dress it up as you please, especially lots of guacamole ;).


Black Bean Goat Cheese Burgers


1 Can black beans, rinsed and drained

2 TB. olive oil

1 bell pepper, chopped

1 yellow onion, chopped

4-5 garlic cloves, diced

1 egg

1 TB chili powder

1 TB cumin

Dash of hot sauce

3/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs

4 oz. honey goat cheese



Grilled red onions

shredded lettuce





  1. In a sauce pan heated to a medium heat, add olive oil. Add the onions, bell pepper, and garlic. Saute until the vegetables are translucent, about 5-10 minutes. Set aside.

  2. Mash the black beans either with a potato masher or pulsed a few times in a food processor.

  3. In a separate bowl, add the beans, vegetables, egg, seasonings, hot sauce, and bread crumbs. Mix together. Crumble in the goat cheese and fold it together.

  4. Add parchment paper to a baking sheet. Form the batter into bean patties. This can yield 6-7 small burger patties.

  5. Bake in the oven at 350 for 25-35 minutes.

  6. Top burgers with desired toppings and enjoy!

  7. These can be refrigerated and reheated up to 3-4 days.

And in case you want to see a glimpse of this post from many years ago, here is a picture I saved from the original post of my 1st baby girl! Oh how my heart is breaking inside because she is no longer this tiny silly baby!! I miss that Baby Boo!!