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Black eyed bean, feta and herb burgers


  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 3 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 400g tin black eyed beans, drained and rinsed
  • 75g granary breadcrumbs
  • 100g feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tbsp mixed fresh herbs, chopped, eg parsley, coriander and chives
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • wholemeal rolls, to serve
  • salad, red onions and tomato


  1. Heat half the oil in a non-stick frying pan and fry the spring onions for 1–2 minutes, until softened.
  2. Place the black eyed beans in a large bowl and roughly mash. Stir in the remaining ingredients and combine well.
  3. Divide the mixture into 6 and form each into patties or burgers.
  4. Place on a baking sheet, brush each side with the remaining oil and chill for at least 30 minutes, or until required. Cook for 2–3 minutes on each side on a medium barbecue or grill until cooked through.
  5. Serve in a wholemeal roll and fill with green salad, tomatoes and red onion.