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Gluten And Nut Free Mini Bean Burgers

Ingredients
  Pinto beans 1 Cup (16 tbs), boiled
  Leftover rice/Freshly cooked rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Corn 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shredded
  Red onion 3 Tablespoon, chopped
  Yellow bell pepper 3 Tablespoon, chopped
  Coriander 3 Tablespoon, chopped
  Salt 2 Tablespoon (to taste)
  Curry powder 1 Tablespoon (to taste)
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, minced
  Chili paste 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Optional)
  Brown sugar 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Olive oil 4 Tablespoon
  Pineapple slice 1 Medium (for the mini burger)
  Cheese slice 2 Small (for the mini burger)
  Cucumber pickle 2 Small (for the mini burger)
  Tomato slices 2 Small (for the mini burger)
  Onion slice 2 Small (for the mini burger)
  Cherry tomato 2 Small (for the mini burger, for garnish)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a bowl mash and mix together with the help of potato masher pinto beans, rice, corn and shredded carrot (after squeezing out extra water).
2. Then mix in red onion, yellow bell pepper, coriander, salt, curry powder, minced garlic, brown sugar and then 2 tablespoons olive oil.
3. Heat a nonstick grill or griddle to medium heat.
4. Grease your palms with oil, make burgers and place them on a plate.
5. Brush the grill with oil, place the burgers and let it brown on one side.
6. Then flip using spatulas and brown on the other side.
7. Grill pineapple slices if desired for using in the burger.
8. In a small pan brown mini burgers in a little olive oil flipping either side.

FINALIZING
9. Assemble the big burgers between breads or bun slices with vegetables of your choice.
10. To assemble the mini burgers, take Hawaiian sweet rolls and place in layers - sliced cheese, burger, cucumber pickle, tomato slices and onion slices.
11. Pierce with a toothpick and top it with a cherry tomato if desired.

SERVING
12. Pack the burger in the right fitting lunch box to carry along with or serve with tomato ketchup and mustard sauce if desired.

TIP
If desired add tofu to the burger mixture.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Global
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Grilling
Dish: 
Burger
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pinto Bean
Interest: 
Party
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes

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