MorningStar's Spicy Black Bean Burger

Posted on Oct 8th, 2007 by Jamie • 
 
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If you like black beans and you're in the mood for a southwestern alt-burger, you can't do much better than the Spicy Black Bean Burger from MorningStar. They're great microwaved, and they're very tasty. My only problem was what to top them with. I used the standard American cheese, ketchup, mustard and lettuce, which seems an odd mixture for southwestern food, but it actually tasted fine. I'm sure if I was more creative I could come up with a fancy southwestern condiment combo.

I haven't tried it yet, but I'm guessing if you chopped these patties up into bits and sprinkled some cheese and diced tomatoes on top, you could create some really nice tacos, too.

These alt-burgers were excellent, and I will continue to buy them whenever I'm at the supermarket.

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Comments

Julie Wells3686 days ago
These are the best vege-burgers I have ever eaten. I love them. Where can I buy them @ a more reasonable price than retail?
Jamie Tibbetts3686 days ago
I just wait for them to go on sale, and pick up a box for $3 or under.
CJ3428 days ago
Super Wal-Mart.
wyll greenewood3292 days ago
This product is NOT a "black bean burger" One look at the ingredients list will show you that beans are way down the list of contents (by %).
There is a scattering of beans in the patty but to call it a black bean patty is misleading at the minimum. I find the taste unappealing and falls way short of real black bean patties I have sampled.
Very disapointed!
Jenn3230 days ago
This is one of my favorite ones by Morning Star.
the student3201 days ago
I thought these patties were flavorful, a reasonable consistency, and sufficiently spicy. Five stars.
jess3201 days ago
I LOVE these patties and I’m not a vegetarian. I’m not sure what the post above is talking about. Black beans are #3 on the ingredient list. http://www.seeveggiesdifferently.com/product_detail.aspx?id=345

I get them at Costco in a package of 12 ($13).
Ian3190 days ago
i find these to be extremely good with a slab of pepper jack cheese and some horseradish mustard, maybe a little hot sauce. :D
Meg3091 days ago
I put hummus and my favorite salsa on top and it's incredible. The flavors really compliment one another.
Steve3081 days ago
I usually saute some onions and mushrooms, top the burger itself (cooked) with them, followed by a slice of swiss, then toss it in the oven on broil for a few minutes, then slap the whole mess on a bun with Dinosaur Bar-B-Que sauce and some greens. Pair it with some sweet potato fries and you are stuffed.
Tony3075 days ago
i love these as well--i also realized the standard burger toppings could use some improvement.

i topped mine with fresh tomato and onion slices, and some mayo w/olive oil (reduced fat mayo). WONDERFUL!
Melanie3075 days ago
These burgers are amazing... I usually saute some onions and mushrooms and throw those on top of my broiled burger with a slice of avacado and some mozzarella. I think its better than a regular burger, and I always feel great after eating one.
Nicole3044 days ago
I love these burgers!
i like the flavor and how it had a little bit of spice to it. i like the beans and corn it them. hmmm so good!
Char3034 days ago
These are wonderful. Tried them for the first time today and won't go back to regular veggie burgers. I am not vegetarian but always hated the after taste of a real hamburger pattie left in my mouth. Guilt free. Thanks for the good product. Yum-O
Char3034 days ago
Update. I just realized that you all are talking about the spicy black bean burger. The one I tried was the Chipotle black Bean Burger sold at Costco
Tess2953 days ago
These make staying away from red meat easy as pie. Delicious and addicting. Full meal deal. They have great flavor and you can feel good nutritionally after eating them. I get them at Costco, too. Can't beat these on a bun or by themselves with side dishes. Whoever created these did their homework. Enjoy..
Rita2869 days ago
They are very good. I like to use whole wheat sandwich thins instead of regular burger buns. I saute my onions and top it off with low fat american cheese and honey mustard. Steamed potatoes topped with mexican style veggie meat crumbles and taco cheese make the ultimate lowfat side for the perfect pigout!
Brit2846 days ago
I absolutely LOVE these burgers! They have so much flavor! I eat them on the thin 100 cal buns with hummus, BBQ sauce, grilled onions, green pepper, lettuce, tomato and a fried egg or cheese. They are so satisfying, & I don't have to worry about the damage red meat can often have on the body!
Tracy2671 days ago
These are amazing!! Dice one up, place it in a tortilla, with cilantro, lettuce, tomato and guacamole. AWESOME!!! 5 stars!
Jenn C2619 days ago
Costco in Vegas hasnt had the burgers in weeks. Morning Stars website doesnt have the chipotle burgers listed. Can we get them anywhere else? Im addicted.
Teri L2526 days ago
These are the best burgers i have tried. Where can I purchase them. They don't sell them in my area.
Jamie Tibbetts2526 days ago
Most grocery chain stores should have them, and Costco sells them in bulk.
LisaD2525 days ago
These r the best! Love the flavor! Don't change a thing!Love Costco 4 carring them!

FROM THE WEBSITE:

MorningStar Farms® Chipotle Black Bean BurgerSavor the Southwest - made with roasted corn and smoky chipotle peppers.Product information and nutrition
Ingredients:
BLACK BEANS (BLACK BEANS, WATER, SALT, SUGAR, CALCIUM CHLORIDE, FERROUS GLUCONATE), COOKED BROWN RICE (WATER, BROWN RICE), ROASTED ONIONS, TEXTURED SOY PROTEIN CONCENTRATE WITH WATER, TEXTURED WHEAT GLUTEN WITH WATER, ROASTED GREEN AND RED PEPPERS, ROASTED CORN, TOMATOES (DICED TOMATOES, TOMATO JUICE, SALT, CITRIC ACID, CALCIUM CHLORIDE), CORN OIL, EGG WHITES, BULGUR WHEAT, GREEN CHILIES (GREEN CHILIES, SALT, CITRIC ACID, CALCIUM CHLORIDE), CALCIUM CASEINATE, CORNSTARCH, ONION POWDER, SPICES, CILANTRO, CHIPOTLE PUREE (CHIPOTLE PEPPERS, WATER, SALT, VINEGAR), YEAST EXTRACT, DEXTROSE, GARLIC, SALT, HYDROLYZED VEGETABLE PROTEIN (CORN GLUTEN, WHEAT GLUTEN, SOY PROTEIN), SOY SAUCE (SOYBEANS, WHEAT, SALT), ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL FLAVORS, VINEGAR, PAPRIKA, GREEN PEPPER JUICE, JALAPEÑO PEPPERS, GARLIC JUICE, LIME JUICE, DISODIUM INOSINATE, CARAMEL COLOR, LACTIC ACID, OIL OF LEMON.
Allergen Information:
CONTAINS SOY, WHEAT, EGG AND MILK INGREDIENTS.
Sizes:
12 ct
Dietary Exchange Per Serving:
2 lean meats, 1 1/2 carbohydrates
Kosher Status:
Kosher Dairy

Emily2463 days ago
I eat mine with salsa -- no bun.
Jeff2446 days ago
Love em, Im a meat and potatoes kind of guy but I really like these. 5 stars
Tyya2434 days ago
GJUdGc Very true! Makes a cahgne to see someone spell it out like that. :)
Patty2434 days ago
fRDLfe Very true! Makes a change to see semonoe spell it out like that. :)
Precious2434 days ago
EwMGxZ Good point. I hadn't thgouht about it quite that way. :)
Lisa2434 days ago
That's way more clever than I was epxetcnig. Thanks!
Nicki Gagne2200 days ago
I usually get these at Costco in San Marcos CA but don't see them there anymore. Does anyone know what Costco in north San Diego County carries them????
Ann2148 days ago
Costco discontinued carrying them, where can I find them?
Jamie Tibbetts2148 days ago
I've never been to a grocery store chain that didn't carry these. Target even carries them.
dannie2090 days ago
These were the first veggie burgers I had when I went veg and they were AMAZING.
My first year of vegetarianism, I was worried that anything mock would taste gross and so I lived off of plain old vegetables and pastas. But then I tried one of these and got into the realm of mock meat.
marsha arlen1882 days ago
why has BJs stopped selling these. I need to buy them can i buy them on line and get them frozen.
Rob1656 days ago
These are great with onion, tomato and mustard.
ray1623 days ago
Take a tortilla, coat with kraft horshradish mayo, Put burger on tortilla and mush it up, then sprinkle Cholula hot sauce on it (I like chipolte or regular), roll it up. Voila! DELICIOUS!!!
Alexia1551 days ago
I put mine in a skillet and brown it for about 4 minutes each side.. Then I top it with a low fat Colby Jack cheese and top it with Salsa and no bun..
So good!!! 5 stars for sure!!

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