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Spicy Black Bean Burgers with Butternut Relish

Spicy Black Bean Burgers with Butternut Relish

Sweet, golden butter squash teams with lush, buttery avocado in the relish topping these spicy veggie burgers

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 5 ounces butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 1 cup)
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 Morningstar Farms® Spicy Black Bean Veggie Burgers Buy Now
  • 1 ripe avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped and seeded, fresh jalapeño pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup torn mixed spring greens
  • 2 (7-inch) whole wheat pita rounds, halved


1. In small bowl toss together squash, 1 teaspoon of the oil and garlic. In 11 x 7 x 1 1/2-inch baking pan arrange squash mixture in single layer. Bake, uncovered, at 400° F for 13 to 18 minutes or until tender, stirring every 5 minutes. Remove from oven. Let stand for 5 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, cook MORNINGSTAR FARMS Spicy Black Bean Veggie Burgers according to package directions.

3. In small bowl toss together avocado, onion, lime juice, jalapeño pepper, the remaining 1 teaspoon oil and cumin. Stir in squash and cilantro.

4. To serve place greens, burgers and squash mixture in pita halves.

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