Ainsley Harriott Island Black Bean Burgers with Avocado Salsa and Hot Pepper Mayo recipe on Ainsley’s Good Mood Food

Ainsley Harriott served up tasty Island black bean burgers with avocado salsa and vegan mayonnaise with hot pepper sauce on Ainsley’s Good Mood Food.

The ingredients for the burgers are: 2 tbsp sunflower or coconut oil, plus extra for drizzling, ½ red onion, finely chopped, 1 small red pepper, de-seeded and finely diced, 1 small garlic clove, minced, 1 medium-hot red chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped, 1 tbsp jerk seasoning, 45g cashew nuts, 1 x 400g tin black beans, drained, rinsed and patted dry, 125g ready-to-eat brown rice or bulgur wheat, 1 heaped tbsp crunchy peanut butter, 1 tbsp vegan mayo, 25g panko breadcrumbs, a handful of coriander leaves, zest of ½ lime, 3 tbsp fine polenta, 2 tbsp coconut oil, sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.

For the salsa: 1 large avocado, peeled, stoned and finely diced, 2 ripe vine tomatoes, de- seeded and finely chopped, ½ red onion, finely chopped, 2 tbsp chopped coriander, a pinch of caster sugar, zest and juice of ½ lime.

For the hot pepper mayo: 3–4 tbsp vegan mayo and hot pepper sauce, to taste.

To serve: 4 burger buns, halved and crisp lettuce leaves, shredded.

See recipes by Ainsley in his book titled: Ainsley’s Good Mood Food: 100 easy, comforting meals (including all the recipes from the major ITV series) available from Amazon now.

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