Start by mixing together the flaxmeal and water in a small bowl. Whisk and set aside to combine.
Heat a skillet to medium-high heat and sauté the onion and garlic with 1/4 cup of water or vegetable broth. Let heat until the onion is transluscent. Turn stove off and set aside.
Add rolled oats to a food processor and process until a flour is formed. Rinse and drain your black beans and add 3/4 cup of black beans to the food processor with the sautéed onions and garlic, flax egg, soy sauce, tomato paste, sunflower/pepita seeds, corn, spices, and parsley. Process until well mixed.
Lastly, toss in the remaining black beans and pulse 4-5 times until combined.
Keep the mixture in the food processor bowl and simply set in the refrigerator for 20 minutes until a bit firm. From here, shape the mixture into patties and either bake at 350F/175C for 25 minutes (flipping half way) or simply heat on a skillet.
Serve with a toasted bun, veggies and whatever else you love with your burgers!
Kids: Serve with or without a bun. My sons enjoyed these for a year without vegan cheese but once we introduced the stuff they only eat it with it ha-ha. Do as you wish! Ketchup is always a winner.