Place an oven rack on the highest position and preheat the broiler on high. Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
In a large bowl, mash the beans with a fork or potato masher. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well with a fork or your hands. Shape into twelve patties and place on the baking sheet, working in batches if necessary. Brush both sides with olive oil. Broil for 3-4 minutes per side until crispy and cooked through.
Serve with avocado, lime, sour cream, and salsa if desired.
Nutrition is an estimate for one veggie patty, recipe makes 12.
Tips for customizing your black bean patty recipe:
Leave out the spices as a way to make a black bean patty recipe suitable for babies (check with your doctor)
Add extra chili powder or finely minced jalapeño to make extra spicy black bean burgers
Use gluten-free bread crumbs and check your spices to make them gluten-free
Serve on a bun topped with a mixture of salsa and sour cream, some romaine lettuce, and a few avocado slices