Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Recipe for today: Black Bean Veggie Burgers...


Black Bean Veggie Burgers...

What you need...

  • 1 16 (16 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, cut into 2 inch pieces 
  • 1/2 onion, cut into wedges
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled 
  • 1 egg *Plant-based use 'egg replacer 
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder 
  • 1 tablespoon cumin 
  • 1 teaspoon Thai chili sauce or hot sauce 
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs 
  • I also added walnuts and fresh mushrooms to this recipe too and it an added delicious crunch!  Very good stuff!
What you do...
  • If grilling, preheat an outdoor grill for high heat, and lightly oil a sheet of aluminum foil. If baking, preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C), and lightly oil a baking sheet.
  • In a medium bowl, mash black beans with a fork until thick and pasty.
  • In a food processor, finely chop bell pepper, onion, and garlic. Then stir into mashed beans.
  • In a small bowl, stir together egg, chili powder, cumin, and chili sauce.
  • Stir the egg mixture into the mashed beans. Mix in bread crumbs until the mixture is sticky and holds together. Divide mixture into four patties.
  • If grilling, place patties on foil, and grill about 8 minutes on each side. If baking, place patties on baking sheet, and bake about 10 minutes on each side.

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Thank you Sonia for providing your recipe!

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