Black Bean Cakes With Chipotle Cream

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by Chickenweenie77

I made this for dinner the other night and it was delicious! I got it out of Southern Living's great light recipe section.

Top Review by ChefDebs

These are really great bean cakes, i served them as an appetiser with a green vinaigrette salad..big hit at the dinner party !

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Black Bean Cakes with Chipotle Cream.
  2. Makes 8 servings. For a quick dinner option, freeze black bean cakes up to 3 weeks in advance; then prepare Chipotle Cream just before serving.
  3. 1 red bell pepper, diced.
  4. 1/2 cup sliced green onions.
  5. 1/2 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed.
  6. 4 garlic cloves, minced.
  7. 6 teaspoons olive oil, divided.
  8. 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained.
  9. 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin.
  10. 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper.
  11. 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  12. 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  13. 2/3 cup fine, dry breadcrumbs, divided.
  14. 3 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro.
  15. 2 Tbsp light mayonnaise.
  16. 1 large egg, beaten.
  17. Chipotle Cream (see recipe below).
  18. Saute first 4 ingredients in 2 tsp hot oil in a large nonstick skillet over med-high heat 5 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat; cool slightly.
  19. Mash 1 1/2 cups black beans in a large bowl. Stir in remaining black beans, red bell pepper mixture, cumin, and next 3 ingredients. Add 1/2 cup breadcrumbs, cilantro, mayonnaise, and egg, stirring until well blended.
  20. Shape black bean mixture into 8 (1/2" thick) patties. Place patties on a wax paper-lined baking sheet. Cover and chill 1 hour. Lightly dredge chilled patties in remaining 1/4 cup breadcrumbs.
  21. Cook 4 patties in 2 tsp hot oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat 5 minutes on each side or until brown. Remove from skillet; keep warm. Repeat procedure with remaining 4 patties and 2 tsp oil. Serve with Chipotle Cream.
  22. Chipotle Cream.
  23. 1/2 cup light sour cream.
  24. 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice.
  25. 1 teaspoon minced canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce.
  26. Stir all ingredients together in a small bowl.

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