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Black Bean Patties With Cilantro And Lime

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped green bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped red bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Minced jalapeno pepper 1 Tablespoon
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Canned black beans 15 Ounce, undrained (1 Can)
  Breadcrumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Yellow cornmeal 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Minced cilantro 2 Tablespoon
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Shredded monterey jack cheese 1 Ounce (1/4 Cup)
  Vegetable cooking spray 1 Tablespoon
  Salsa 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Directions

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
Add onion and next 8 ingredients; saute 3 minutes or until onion is tender.
Add beans; saute 1 minute.
Combine bean mixture, breadcrumbs, cornmeal, cilantro, and lime juice in a large bowl; stir well.
Place 1 cup bean mixture in a food processor, and process until smooth.
Add pureed bean mixture and cheese to remaining bean mixture; stir well.
Divide into 10 equal portions, shaping each into a 3-inch patty.
Wipe skillet dry with paper towels.
Coat skillet with cooking spray, and place over medium-high heat until hot.
Add 5 patties, and cook 3 minutes or until browned, turning patties carefully after 1 1/2 minutes.
Repeat procedure with remaining patties.

Recipe Summary

Ingredient: 
Cilantro
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes

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