*It's cheaper to buy dry beans and cook them yourself than to buy beans by the can.
Cook brown rice per the instructions on the package.
Heat 1 Tbsp. of the olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté until the onion is transparent. Add mushrooms and sauté until soft and starting to brown, about 5 minutes.
Place 3/4 of your black beans in a food processor and blend until smooth. Add mushroom mixture, brown rice, chili powder and sea salt. Pulse until coarsely mixed together. Empty contents of food processor into a bowl and gently stir in the remaining black beans. With slightly wet hands, form mixture into four patties.
Heat remaining oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Cook the patties on each side until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side. Serve with your favorite condiments such as whole grain mustard, organic ketchup, sauerkraut, sriracha, or olive oil and vinegar.
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