Black Bean Burger with Peach Pico de Gallo

Sweet peaches, zesty chile peppers and tangy lime juice add verve to this easy-to-make burger topping. Serve the remaining as a dip with tortilla chips or thin jicama slices.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 3 medium tomatoes, seeded and finley chopped
  • 2 medium peaches, pitted, peeled and finely chopped, or 1 1/4 cups frozen unsweetened peach slices, thawed and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 to 3 serrano chile peppers, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 Morningstar Farms® Spicy Black Bean Veggie Burgers Buy Now
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, pitted, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese or crumbled Cotija cheese
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split

Directions:

1. For Peach Pico de Gallo, in medium bowl combine tomatoes, peaches, onion, the 1/4 cup cilantro, chile peppers, lime juice, sugar, salt and garlic. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour.

2. Meanwhile, spray grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

3. Grill MORNINGSTAR FARMS Spicy Black Bean Veggie Burgers directly over medium-high heat about 6 minutes or until burgers reach internal temperature of
165° F and grill marks form on both sides, turning once. Top burgers with avocado slices and the 1/4 cup cilantro. Sprinkle with cheese. Grill about 2 minutes more or until cheese melts.

4. Serve burgers in buns. Top each burger with about 1/4 cup Peach Pico de Gallo.