1 TBSP ground flax
½ cup TVP
1 tbsp vital wheat gluten
1 cup of the black bean liquid from cooking pot
3 tbsp vegan Worcestershire sauce (http://www.marthastewart.com/258132/homemade-vegan-worcestershire-sauce )
2 tbsp olive oil
Mix the above ingredients, set aside.
Then mix together the following ingredients until mixed well.
3 cups mashed cooked black beans
1 cup pureed baked butternut squash
½ cup finely chopped walnuts
1 tbsp minced dried onion
1 tbsp Old Bay Seasoning
1 tsp garlic powder
¼ cup dried shitake bits and powder
1 grated fresh carrot
4 chopped fresh scallions
¼ cup chopped fresh chives
¼ cup salsa verde
1 tbsp cilantro ( omit if you don’t like cilantro )
Then add the first mixture into the 2nd mixture, mix well together.
Then add the last ingredient, 1.5 cups old-fashioned rolled oats [not instant]
Mix all well and cover, refrigerate for about 1 hour, then remix and let set another hour.
This will keep in refrigerator for several days and it freezes well too.
Then form into patties for burgers and pan grill or bake with a little oil on both sides.
It also makes great breakfast patties or scramble for tacos, burritos, or other such dishes.