Kidney Bean Burgers

Here’s today’s Unstuffed recipe – perfect if you’ve got a spare tin of kidney beans in the cupboard. These Kidney Bean Burgers are great with green salad in a wholemeal bread bun.

Kidney Bean Burgers

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Makes 5 or 6 burgers


1 tin (410g) kidney beans, washed, drained and mashed
2 tomatoes, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 heaped tsp mixed herbs
115g breadcrumbs
50g semolina
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp lemon juice


1 Mix together the beans, tomatoes, garlic and herbs in a large bowl.

2 Add the breadcrumbs and semolina. Mix well.

3 Add soy sauce and lemon juice. If necessary add a tablespoon of water to increase moisture (but don’t be tempted to add any more!).

4 Shape into burgers.

5 Lightly fry until browned.

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