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5 from 1 vote

Spicy veggie bean patties

These bean patties are crispy on the outside, spicy, cheesy and slightly gooey on the inside - with bursts of intense sundried tomato.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Burgers and sandwiches
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: burger, chilli, patties, pitta bread, vegetarian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 569kcal
Author: Emily Leary


  • 480 g canned mixed beans 2 400g tins, drained
  • 150g g sundried tomatoes
  • 1 large free range egg
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 100 g Parmesan or vegetarian alternative, finely grated
  • 4 pitta breads
  • 1 handful lettuce, spinach or basil leaves as preferred
  • 8 tbsp houmous


  • Drain the beans and rinse them well.
  • Drain and roughly chop the tomatoes and add to a large bowl with the beans.
  • Use a fork to mash the mix, leaving some beans still in tact, then stir in the egg and chilli powder.
  • Add the cheese and stir until evenly combined.
  • Divide the mixture into 4 and work into burger shapes.
  • Cook in a griddle pan or in a press grill until firm and a little crispy. It should take about 5 minutes per patty.
  • Serve in warmed pita bread with fresh leaves and houmous.


Calories: 569kcal | Carbohydrates: 85g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 936mg | Potassium: 1956mg | Fiber: 17g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 783IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 437mg | Iron: 9mg