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    Deliciously Versatile Bean Burgers / Veggie Burger

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    15 mins

    10 mins

    5 mins

    C. Taylor's Note:

    This is a delicious and easy way to get more beans into your diet. This is an extremely versatile recipe, and you can easily change the taste by simply changing the seasonings. The recipe below is just a guideline for your own creativity, and I tend to adjust the ingredients based on what I have on hand. This is extremely healthy and the low cost can't be beat. Serve plain, in a tortilla, pita, or bun, topped with the sauce (below) tomato, onion, lettuce, etc.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4-6

    Yield:

    patties

    Units: US | Metric

    • 1 (15 ounce) can cannellini beans (drain liquid) or 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas (drain liquid)
    • 1 egg
    • 1 onion
    • approximately 1/2 cup breadcrumbs, crushed crackers or flour
    • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
    • salt and pepper
    • 1 tablespoon cumin (optional)
    • nonstick cooking spray

    Seasonings (feel free to mix and match)

    Sauce

    Directions:

    1. 1
      For the patties, chop in a food processor (can be done in a mini processor if doing it in small batches) beans, onion, garlic, and chosen seasonings until beans are coarsely chopped. Stir in egg and enough breadcrumbs or flour to make the mixture workable.
    2. 2
      In a nonstick pan, spray with non stick spray or add a little oil. Take mixture and form into a patty approximately 1/2 inch thick. Brown on each side over med - med high heat, taking care when flipping (can be delicate).
    3. 3
      In a small bowl, mix ingredients for sauce.
    4. 4
      Serve patty drizzled with sauce, in a tortilla, pita, bun or plain. Feel free to top with tomato, onion, lettuce, etc.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 03, 2013

      25

      So sorry -- I really wanted to like this, but it just didn't work for me. I used chickpeas, 1 large egg, and one small onion. The mixture never really came together -- I had added in over 1/2 cup breadcrumbs, and it was still very mushy, not at all like a burger. I didn't want to add more breadcrumbs, feeling that I'd end up eating a bread sandwich. It really felt like hummus, except I can't use it as hummus because of the raw egg. Too bad! I loved your mix-and-match approach.

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    Nutritional Facts for Deliciously Versatile Bean Burgers / Veggie Burger

    Serving Size: 1 (134 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 246.9
     
    Calories from Fat 59
    23%
    Total Fat 6.5 g
    10%
    Saturated Fat 1.2 g
    6%
    Cholesterol 56.6 mg
    18%
    Sodium 130.1 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 35.9 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 7.3 g
    29%
    Sugars 3.3 g
    13%
    Protein 12.8 g
    25%

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