Black Bean Aketta Cricket Burger

aketta cricket protein black bean burger

A new spin on meatless burgers! These bean and Aketta cricket burgers are delicious and full of protein!


  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped cilantro leaves
  • 2 teaspoons freshly chopped parsley leaves
  • 1/2 cup whole roasted Aketta crickets
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tablespoon southwest seasoning
  • 1/2 cup today corn
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • Salt and fresh ground black pepper


Heat a grill or grill pan over medium-low heat.
In a food processor, pulse onion and garlic until finely chopped. Add  black beans, cilantro, parsley, egg, and pulse to combine.

Transfer mixture to a large mixing bowl, add the corn and the bread crumbs. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and mix until well combined. Divide mixture into portions and form into patties. Place on hot oiled grill over medium-low heat and cook about 6 minutes a side or until heated through.

Optional: replace ½ cup whole roasted Aketta crickets with 1/4 cup of Aketta flour.

Recipe Provided By: Aspire Food Group & Chef Jason Hays
aketta cricket protein black bean burger
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