White Bean Burgers

Ingredients

Burger buns 4 Medium , sliced into half (whole grain)
For salsa
Tomatoes 1/2 Large , seeded, diced
Basil 1 Tablespoon , chiffonade
Olive oil 1/8 Cup (2 tbs)
Balsamic vinegar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Pepper powder 1 Pinch
For the burger patties
Tomatoes 1 1/2 Large , seeded, diced
White beans 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Green onion 2 Medium , chopped finely
Yellow bell pepper 1 Medium , seeded, diced
Garlic 2 Tablespoon , minced
Cornmeal 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Seasoning blend 2 Tablespoon (of choice)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat the oven to 400 degree F.

2. In a bowl, put the tomatoes, basil, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, pepper and mix well. Set aside.

3. In a food processor, put the white beans and blend to paste.

MAKING

4. In another bowl, put the tomatoes, bean paste, green onions, yellow pepper, garlic, cornmeal, seasoning. Using clean hands mix them well till well combined.

5. Divide the patty mix into 4 equal parts. Roll each into balls and press to make it a patty. Repeat this with all the patty mix.

6. In a non-stick put 1 tablespoon olive oil and cook the patty for a few minutes.

7. Transfer this into the oven on the higher rack with burger buns in the lower rack.

8. Bake for 8 minutes. Remove from the oven.

SERVING

9. In a serving plate, place one half of the burger bun. Put the burger patty on it, spread the salsa over it and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 565Calories from Fat 87

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 310 mg12.92%

Total Carbohydrates 98 g32.7%

Dietary Fiber 16 g64%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 26 g52%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet