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Spicy Black Bean Burgers

Spicy Black Bean Burgers

These burgers are spiced to perfection. To make them even spicier, you could melt jalapeno soy cheese on each patty and serve topped with salsa.

INGREDIENTS
1/2 cup flour

1 small onion, diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 tsp dried oregano

1 small hot or jalapeno pepper, minced

1 tbsp olive oil

1/2 medium red pepper, diced

2 cups cooked or canned black beans, mashed

1/2 cup corn niblets

1/4 cup bread crumbs

1/4 tsp cumin

1/2 tsp salt

2 tsp chili powder

2 tbsp parsley, minced (optional)

DIRECTIONS
1. On a small plate, set aside flour for coating. In a medium saucepan, sauté the onion, garlic, oregano, and hot peppers in oil on medium-high heat until the onions are translucent. Add the peppers and sauté another 2 minutes, until pepper is tender. Set aside.

2. In a large bowl, mash the black beans with a potato masher or fork. Stir in the vegetables (including the corn), breadcrumbs, cumin, salt, chili powder, and parsley. Mix well. Divide and shape into 6 patties.

3. Lay down each patty in flour, coating each side. Cook on a lightly oiled frying pan on medium-high heat for 5-10 minutes or until browned on both sides.

Makes 6 patties.

Reprinted with permission from HOW IT ALL VEGAN! by Tanya Barnard and Sarah Kramer (www.GoVegan. net) Arsenal Pulp Press.

Nutritional Info
Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 189.9
Total Fat: 3.5g
Total Carbs: 32.6g
Dietary Fiber: 6.7mg
Protein: 8.1g See Full Information