Jambalaya and Black Bean Veggie Burgers

Courtesy of Kristen D. of Dix Hills, NY, the winner of the Zatarain's® "Jambalaya Throwdown," these veggie burgers have New Orleans flavor from Zatarain’s Jambalaya Mix.

Serves: Makes 8 servings.
25 mins Prep time 45 mins Cook time
25 mins Prep time
45 mins Cook time
  • Bring water, Rice Mix and 1 tablespoon of the oil to boil in medium saucepan. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 25 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes

  • Meanwhile, mash black beans in large bowl until slightly chunky. Add rice mixture; stir until well blended. Add egg and bread crumbs. Mix with hands until well blended. Shape into 8 firm patties. Refrigerate patties for 30 minutes.

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the remaining oil in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add onions; cook and stir 8 minutes or until caramelized. Add butter and brown sugar; cook and stir 1 minute. Spoon onions into small bowl. Set aside.

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the remaining oil in same skillet on medium heat. Add 4 of the patties; cook 4 to 6 minutes per side or until heated through and golden brown. Repeat with remaining patties, adding remaining 1 tablespoon oil to skillet.

  • To serve, place burgers on bread slices. Top with cheese, caramelized onions, lettuce and tomato slices.

Cooking tip

Make Ahead: Patties may be prepared a day ahead. Place in single layer on baking sheet. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Prepare as directed.

Serving Suggestion: Spread bread slices with Zatarain's® Creole Mustard.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 494Calories: 494Cholesterol: 55mg
  • Sodium: 875mgProtein: 19g
  • Total Fat: 18gFiber: 5g
  • Carbohydrate: 64g