Bean burger  by Garrison West in Fort William

Who doesn’t love a good burger?! This hearty bean burger has become a firm favourite on the Garrison West menu, and once you’ve tried it you’ll know why! Our vegan recipe is super simple, and oh so good. 
Garrison West is one of the latest additions to Fort William. The new public house and kitchen opened in 2017 on Cameron Square just off of the High Street. Garrison West uses local produce to create a mouth-watering menu of pub classics.

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Ingredients: Serves 8 (depending on the size of the patty)

2 tins of mixed beans, drained
1 small onion, diced
1 red chilli, finely chopped
1 red pepper, finely chopped
1 tbsp natural breadcrumbs
½ tsp turmeric
½ tsp cumin
½ tsp paprika
Pinch of cinnamon
Bunch of spring onion, chopped
½ cup peas
Season with salt and pepper
To serve:
Avocado and coriander smash


1 Preheat the oven to 180ºC.
2 Put the pepper, onion and chilli in a pan and cook off in vegetable oil.
3 Season the mix with salt and pepper.
4 Add all the spices and cook for another few minutes. Take off the heat.
5 Add the spring onions, peas and breadcrumbs and mix thoroughly.
6 In a separate bowl, bash the mixed beans roughly using the end of a rolling pin
7 Add the beans to the spiced vegetables and mix thoroughly.
8 Shape into burgers.
9 Fry the bean burgers in a medium pan, 2 minutes either side.
10 Finish for 4 minutes in the oven.
11 We know everyone likes their burgers a little different, but we recommend a toasted brioche bun and our avocado and coriander smash! 

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