|RECIPE: Black Bean Burgers|
This recipe is delicious with sliced avocado and tomato, lettuce, and minced cilantro (if you are a fan).
1 1/2–2 cups cooked black beans well drained
1/4 cup green pepper or less (optional)
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1–2 large cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 tsp. chili powder or more depending on your taste
2 tsp. cumin or more depending on your taste
1/4 tsp. salt or less
1/2 cup bread crumbs or you could substitute oats, cooked rice, or quinoa
1–2 Tbsp. mild salsa
oil for baking pan
Preheat oven to 375 degrees and lightly oil a baking sheet.
Mash drained black beans with a fork until thick and pasty.
Finely chop onions, garlic and green pepper or put in food processor, and add to mashed beans.
Beat together egg with spices: cumin, salt and chili powder.
Add egg mixture to mashed beans and mix in bread crumbs or oats or cooked grain.
Form into patties and bake on oiled sheet about 12-15 minutes on each side.
YIELD: 6-8 PATTIES.