Vegan Bean Burgers: Cajun Black Bean Burgers with Dairy-Free Slaw

Vegan Cajun bean burgers with dairy-free slaw

  • serves 4
  • Easy

These quick and easy cajun bean burgers are the perfect dish for a meat-free vegan meal. Packed full of veggies and plenty of flavour, these burgers are super healthy. Serve with dairy-free slaw, and you have a perfect meal for 4


Make these vegan Cajun bean burgers for a quick vegetarian BBQ option, or try out more vegan burger recipes such as our classic vegan black bean burger.

For more meat-free options, try our homemade veggie burger  falafel burgervegan black bean burger and other vegetarian burger recipes.



  • olive oil
  • green pepper 1/2, finely diced
  • onion 1/2, finely diced
  • garlic 1 clove, finely chopped
  • smoked paprika 1 tsp
  • ground cumin 1 tsp
  • garlic granules 1 tsp
  • chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  • black beans 1 tin, drained and rinsed
  • plain flour 75g
  • flat-leaf parsley finely chopped to make 1 tbsp
  • ciabatta buns to serve
  • rocket a handful, to serve


  • red onions 1/2, sliced into thin rings
white wine vinegar 1 tbsp


  • silken tofu 50g
  • Dijon mustard 1 tsp
white wine vinegar 2 tsp
  • white cabbage 1/4, finely sliced
  • carrot 1, shredded


  • Step 1

    Heat a frying pan over a medium heat with 2 tsp of olive oil and fry the onion, green pepper and garlic for 5-10 minutes until translucent.

  • Step 2

    Add the spices and cook for another 2 minutes then leave to cool.

  • Step 3

    Put the black beans in a food processor and pulse until you have a rough, chunky purée.


  • Step 4

    Put the onion and spice mixture, flour and parsley into a bowl and stir through the beans. Add 1 tbsp of water if it looks dry.

  • Step 5

    Form into 4 patties, cover and chill.


  • Step 6

    Add the red onion to a bowl with the white wine vinegar and season.

  • Step 7

    For the slaw, blitz the silken tofu, mustard and white wine vinegar with 2 tbsp of water and season.

  • Step 8

    Put the cabbage and carrot into a bowl and stir through the dressing.

  • Step 9

    Heat a frying pan over a medium heat with a little olive oil and fry the burgers for 3-4 minutes on each side until crisp.

  • Step 10

    Serve the burgers in the buns, with slaw piled on top, some rocket and the pickled onions.

We have plenty of veggie burger recipes here, from black bean burgers to mushroom burgers. Try one out...

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 445
  • Fat 6.5g
  • Saturates 0.9g
  • Carbs 72.7g
  • Sugars 8.9g
  • Fibre 11.7g
  • Protein 18g
  • Salt 1.3g