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Mexican Bean Cakes

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  Canned pinto beans 15 Ounce, drained (1 can)
  Chopped onion 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped green chilies 2 Tablespoon
  Ground thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cubed cooked ham 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shredded monterey jack cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Yellow cornmeal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1. Mash beans thoroughly. Stir in onion, chilies, thyme, ham and cheeses. Shape into 4 patties.
2. Preheat microwave browning grill for 8 minutes on HIGH.
3. Beat egg in shallow bowl or pie pan. Coat patties with flour; dip into beaten egg and coat with cornmeal. Place on preheated grill.
4. Microwave for 2 minutes on HIGH. Turn patties over and continue cooking for 1 to 2 minutes, on HIGH, or until heated.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1241 Calories from Fat 350

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g60%

Saturated Fat 18.8 g94.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 297.9 mg99.3%

Sodium 2706.3 mg112.8%

Total Carbohydrates 161 g53.7%

Dietary Fiber 29 g115.9%

Sugars 9.7 g

Protein 62 g123.6%

Vitamin A 29.5% Vitamin C 127%

Calcium 113% Iron 65.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mexican Bean Cakes Recipe