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Black Bean Burger
By Serves 4

The beans in this vegetarian recipe taste remarkably like beef. Full of fiber, vitamins, and anti-oxidants.

Prep Time: 20m
Cook Time: 5m

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  1. 2 14oz cans black beans, rinsed and drained, divided
  2. 4 tbsp Reduced fat mayonaise
  3. cup panko bread crubs
  4. 2 tsp ground cumin
  5. 2 tbsp fresh oregano
  6. ½ a pepper jalapeno pepper, minced
  7. ¼ cup cilantro
  8. 3 tbsp canola oil
  9. 4 whole whole wheat hamburger buns
  10. 1 whole large tomato
  11. 4 leaves lettuce leaves

You may also need:

Blender, Bowl, Food Processor, Kitchen Knife, Skillet, Spoon

Jessica Corwin MPH RDN says:
Did you know that by rinsing canned beans, you can cut 40% of the sodium? Can't wait to add these burgers to our dinner routine!
1 note here

Step 1:

Process 1 can of beans in a food processor with mayonnaise, bread crumbs, cumin, oregano, and jalapeno until a coarse puree forms.

Step 2:

Transfer to a bowl, and stir in cilantro and remaining can of beans. Form mixture into 4 patties.

Step 3:

Heat oil in a 12-inch heavy skillet over medium-high heat until it shimmers.

Step 4:

Cook burgers until outsides are crisp and lightly browned, turning once (about 5 minutes total).

Step 5:

Top with sliced tomatoes and lettuce and serve on buns.

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