Total Time
13mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 8 mins

These are delicious bean cakes made out of white beans with a bit of a southwestern flavor. They can be served with some yummy salsa and a good leafy salad, or even put on a tostada shell with some other toppings of your choice. This is also a vegan recipe, as long as you make sure the vegetable broth does not contain chicken (as many usually do).

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place the beans, broth, and lime juice in a large bowl. Use a potato masher to mash the mixture into a course puree. Stir in the cilantro, chile, chili powder, and salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Stir in 1/4 cup cornmeal. If the mixture is too sticky to handle, stir in more cornmeal until you can shape the mixture with your hands.
  3. Shape the mixture into eight 3-inch cakes.
  4. Heat 1 1/2 tablespoons of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Add the bean cakes and cook until nicely browned, about 4 minutes. Carefully turn the cakes and drizzle the remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons oil around the edges of the pan. Continue cooking until the bean cakes are nicely browned on the se4cond side, about 3 minutes. Serve immediately.