Spicy Black Bean Burgers

So, is it fall yet? Fall means football, pumpkin spice everything, cooler weather, and TAILGATING! Perhaps my favorite part about fall is weekends at a college football game and grilling out with my favorite foods. When we prepare for a tailgate, we create a variety of recipes so that there is something for all of our guests. Black bean burgers are a crowd favorite that everyone can enjoy!

Low Carb Black Bean Burger

Spicy black bean burgers are a fun way to add spice to your tailgate, and you can serve them up “low carb” with romaine lettuce leaves. Keep reading for the recipe and how to host a simple tailgate with your favorite flavors!

Low Carb Black Bean Burger

The MorningStar Farmsยฎ Spicy Black Bean Burger Value Pack (Americaโ€™s #1 Veggie Burger!) is a no brainer since it has EIGHT veggie burgers inside each package. It’s a low price for so much food! We also scored the MorningStar Farmsยฎ Veggie Dogs which are easy to grill and dress up with your favorite toppings. MorningStar Farmsยฎ products are not only for vegetarians – they are for everyone! Eat meatless once a week adds variety to our weekly meal plan, so I try to opt for these items in a pinch!

Low Carb Black Bean Burger

The convenience and “as is” meal solution makes it simple for busy days, and the possibilities are ENDLESS! Since I love Mexican-inspired dishes, I wanted to create a “low carb” version of my favorite tacos! Using a black bean burger, pico de gallo, fresh avocado, and romaine lettuce, this easy to create meal idea is vegetarian and a fun way to mix it up this tailgate season!

Low Carb Black Bean Burger

Spicy Black Bean Burgers

Yield: 4 burgers
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Try this meatless burger idea! This black bean burger can be enjoyed without a bun for a low-carb option!


  • 1 MorningStar Farmsยฎ Spicy Black Bean Burger
  • Fresh pico de gallo (chop up 1 large tomato, onion, 1 cup of cilantro, lime juice to taste)
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • Large romaine lettuce leaves


  1. Prepare black bean burgers according to package instructions.
  2. Top with pico de gallo and avocado slices.
  3. Serve on large romaine lettuce leaves.
  4. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 549Total Fat: 28gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 20gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 638mgCarbohydrates: 70gFiber: 32gSugar: 21gProtein: 25g

The nutritional information here is an estimate. While I try to provide accurate information via Nutritionix, this information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that it will be completely accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any information sunnysweetdays.com should only be used as a general guideline.

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Low Carb Black Bean Burger

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