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Bean Burgers with Lime Scallion Yogurt Sauce

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  Low fat plain yogurt/Soy alternative 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Scallion 1 , finely chopped (White And Green Parts)
  Lime juice 1 Teaspoon
  Canned black beans 15 1⁄2 Ounce, rinsed and drained (1 Can)
  Egg white/1/4 cup liquid egg substitute 1 Large
  Chopped fresh cilantro 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Red onion 1⁄2 , coarsely grated
  Jalapeno pepper 1 , seeded and finely chopped (Wear Plastic Gloves When Handling)
  Unseasoned whole wheat bread crumbs 1 Tablespoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Whole wheat pitas/Lavashes 4 , warmed
  Romaine lettuce leaves 4 Large, shredded
  Thick tomato slices 4

In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, scallion, and lime juice.
Chill the sauce until ready to serve.
In a large bowl, mash the beans with the egg white or egg substitute until only slightly lumpy.
Stir in the cilantro, onion, chile pepper, bread crumbs, cumin, and garlic salt until well-combined.
With floured hands, shape the bean mixture into 4 burgers.
Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat.
Add the burgers and cook for 4 minutes per side, or until lightly browned and firm.
Place the burgers in the pitas or lavashes.
Top each with the sauce, lettuce, and tomato.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 261 Calories from Fat 17

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3%

Saturated Fat 0.49 g2.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1.7 mg0.6%

Sodium 793.9 mg33.1%

Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.4%

Dietary Fiber 9.6 g38.4%

Sugars 5.5 g

Protein 13 g27%

Vitamin A 20.2% Vitamin C 15.2%

Calcium 21.2% Iron 16.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bean Burgers With Lime Scallion Yogurt Sauce Recipe