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How To Make Black Bean Burgers

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Here's a nice vegetarian alternative to beef burgers. You can make them into a sandwich or serve them like I did.
Ingredients
For the black bean paste
  Canned black beans 15 Ounce, drained, rinsed
  Garlic clove 1 Large, chopped
  Chipotle pepper 1 Small
  Mayonnaise 3 Tablespoon
  Breadcrumbs 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For the patties
  Canned black beans 15 Ounce
  Red onion 1 Small, finely minced (1/4 Cup)
  Chopped cilantro 1 Tablespoon
For the salad
  Cabbage head 1 Small, sliced thinly
  Tomatoes 2 , peeled, chopped
  Chopped cilantro 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Lime juice 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Juice from 1 large lime)
  Salt To Taste
For greasing the griddle
  Oil 1 Teaspoon (As needed for greasing)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a food processor, add all the ingredients for the black bean paste, process until you get a thick paste.
2. In a bowl, add a can of black beans (drained and rinsed), the prepared black bean paste (from the processor, minced red onions and chopped cilantro.
3. Using your hands, mix all the ingredients in the bowl to combine. Make small round patties, set them aside to air them slightly while you prepare the salad for the topping.
4. In a large mixing bowl, add all the ingredients for the salad, toss well.

MAKING
5. Lightly oil a griddle, heat it up, and place all the prepared black bean patties.
6. Fry them, flipping sides, until a nice brown crust forms on both sides.

SERVING
7. Serve the burgers topped with a portion of the salad and a wedge of lime or in a sandwich between bread slices of your choice.

Things You Will Need
1. Food processor
2. Griddle

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
6
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