Veggie black bean burgers topped with egg and guacamole
These easy bean burgers can be made as normal burgers, or make mini versions as canapés for a party.
For the mini burgers
For the guacamole
For the burgers, blend the onion, beans, fresh coriander, lime juice, oats, peanuts, ground coriander, cumin, hot paprika and sweet paprika in a food processor until combined. It should be fairly smooth but still with a little texture. Season generously with salt and pepper. Tip out into a large bowl. Divide the mixture into 4 evenly sized balls (or 12 if making mini burgers). Using wet hands, shape the mixture into patties. Transfer to a baking tray lined with baking paper and chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes until firm.
For the guacamole, transfer the avocado flesh to a large bowl. Roughly mash the avocado using a fork. Stir in the onion and chilli. Add the lime juice, to taste. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
Heat a good layer of oil in a non-stick frying pan. Once hot, fry the burgers for 5–6 minutes on each side over a medium–high heat, until browned all over, crisp and cooked through. Keep warm while you prepare the eggs.
Wipe the pan clean with kitchen paper and then add another glug of oil. Heat the oil over a medium–high heat. Once hot, fry the eggs until the white is just set and crispy around the edges and the yolk is still runny (3–4 minutes for hens' eggs and 1 minute for quails' eggs).
Put the buns on a serving plate and add a burger to each bun. Top each burger with an egg and a generous dollop of guacamole and serve.