I enjoy discovering new channels on Youtube with recipes, thoughts and ideas on plant based eating. At the end of last year I discovered Brian Turner. Yes, he is handsome and ripped, and his approach to eating is to complement his fitness regime, but his recipes are simple and nutritious, and definitely worth a look. He’s been incredibly honest about his battle with acne too, which has helped a lot of people. This is his channel https://www.youtube.com/user/HumerusFitness/featured
Today, I’m sharing his recipe for bean burgers.
Brian Turner’s Bean Burgers
Sauté in a pan:
1 onion, diced
3 cloves garlic
6-10 oz (170-280g) mushrooms
(You could soften these without oil if you wish, add a tiny drop of water if it begins to stick)
In food processor, blend 1½ cups of oats.
Add mixture from the pan.
Rinse 30 oz of beans from a tin (½ black, ½ pinto) and add.
(If you’re struggling to get pinto beans, buy a cheap tin of baked beans, tip into a seive and rinse off all the sauce. If you’re struggling to get black beans, use any beans!)
Add ½ cup of barbeque sauce
Dollop scoops onto two lined baking sheets and bake in hot oven for 40 minutes.
(We have no working oven at the moment, so these can be cooked in a frying pan if necessary)
I make my own barbeque sauce, but you could buy it ready made if you like:
3 tablespoons brown sugar
3 tablespoons tomato purée
3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons of tamari (or if you can manage wheat, you can use ordinary soy sauce)
These freeze really well, so they’re perfect for lunch or dinner.
I know you’ll enjoy this recipe, so pop back for more, and some tips about cooking beans and legumes from dried, at this time when we’re relying on staples from our pantries. Have a wonderful weekend…stay home, stay safe xx