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Calories in Black Bean Burgers

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author image Melodie Anne
Melodie Anne Coffman specializes in overall wellness, with particular interests in women's health and personal defense. She holds a master's degree in food science and human nutrition and is a certified instructor through the NRA. Coffman is pursuing her personal trainer certification in 2015.
Calories in Black Bean Burgers
Black bean burger patties won't add a lot of calories to your meal. Photo Credit bhofack2/iStock/Getty Images

Black bean burgers are typically a combination of tempeh or wheat gluten, brown rice, chopped vegetables, seasonings and, of course, black beans. While different manufacturers use slightly different recipes, the total calorie content is still about the same. No matter which variety you enjoy, rest assured, you’ll be getting a low-calorie patty.

Total Calories

A single black bean burger patty weighs roughly 70 grams -- give or take a few grams. You’ll get between 95 and 115 calories from this size of black bean burger.

Where They Come From

The ingredients in black-bean patties are carb-rich -- anywhere from 45 to 60 percent of the calories come from carbs. Protein content varies from 20 percent of calories all the way up to about 37 percent of calories. Fat accounts for 25 to 30 percent of the calories in black bean burgers.

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