Black Bean

Black Bean Burgers with Garden Salsa

By September 15, 2016 No Comments
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Ingredients

Burgers:

  • 1 can (19 0z/540 mL) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ cup (125 mL) fine dry bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) finely chopped red onion
  • ½ tsp. (2.5 mL) oregano, crumbled
  • ½ tsp. (2.5 mL) salt
  • ¼ tsp. (1 mL) freshly ground pepper
  • ¼ tsp. (1 mL) ground cumin
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • Oil
  • 4 Hamburger buns

 

Coarsely mash beans with a potato masher; some pieces of bean remain intact. Stir in next 7 ingredients (bread crumbs through egg). Shape mixture into 4 patties. Brush with oil.

Place patties on a grill topper. Grill over medium heat on natural gas barbecue for 4-5 minutes per side or until cooked through. Serve in buns with Garden Salsa.

 

Garden Salsa:

  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) chopped seeded English cucumber
  • ½ cup (125 mL) chopped red bell pepper
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) chopped red onion
  • 1 tbsp. (15 mL) honey
  • 1 tbsp. (15 mL) fresh lime juice
  • ¼ tsp. (1 mL) dill weed
  • ¼ tsp. (1 mL) salt
  • ¼ tsp. (1 mL) freshly ground pepper
  • Dash cayenne pepper

 

Combine all ingredients. Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 hour.

Makes about 1 ½ cups (375 mL)