Bean burger with roast pepper salsa


1 red pepper, diced
1 yellow pepper, diced
2 tbsp olive oil
250g baby plum tomatoes, halved
2 x 400g cans kidney beans in water, drained and rinsed
50g fresh breadcrumbs
4 salad onions, chopped
1 tbsp chipotle paste
1 egg, beaten
1 lime, zest and juice
1 x ½ tsp chilli flakes
4 Waitrose LOVE Life seeded wholemeal rolls
50g rocket


1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, gas mark 4. Put the peppers in a baking tray and drizzle with 1 tbsp oil. Roast for 15 minutes, add the tomatoes and roast for another 15 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, whizz the kidney beans, breadcrumbs, salad onions, chipotle paste, egg and lime zest in a food processor until combined but still slightly chunky, season, then form into 4 burgers. Heat the remaining oil in a non-stick frying pan and cook the burgers for 4 - 5 minutes on each side until golden.

3. Toss the roast peppers and tomatoes with the lime juice and chilli flakes and season. Halve and toast the rolls. Serve the burgers in the toasted rolls topped with a handful of rocket and the salsa.

Bean burger with roast pepper salsa
  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • Total time: 45 minutes 45 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1857.696kJ
Fat 12.6g
Saturated Fat 27.7g
Carbohydrate 63.4g
Sugars 11.2g
Salt 0.97g

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This recipe was first published in Wed May 23 14:36:00 BST 2012.