Butter Bean Burgers with Southwestern Sauce

Enjoy these delicious butter bean patties served with Southwestern sauce – a spicy skillet dinner that’s ready in 35 minutes!

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Patties

1
can (15 to 16 oz) butter beans, drained, rinsed
1
egg, beaten
10
round buttery crackers, crushed (1/3 cup)
2
tablespoons chili sauce
2
tablespoons finely chopped onion

Sauce

1
cup frozen mixed vegetables (from 1-lb bag)
1/4
cup raisins
1/4
teaspoon ground cumin
1
can (14 1/2 oz) Mexican-style stewed tomatoes with jalapeño peppers, garlic and onion, undrained
  • 1 In medium bowl, mash beans with fork. Stir in remaining patty ingredients. Shape mixture into 4 patties, about 1/2 inch thick.
  • 2 Spray 10-inch skillet with cooking spray. Cook patties in skillet 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
  • 3 In same skillet, mix sauce ingredients. Cook over medium-low heat 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender. Serve sauce over patties.

Expert Tips

Cream-colored butter beans are big lima beans, but unlike the chewier green limas, they are very soft and creamy in texture.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
700mg
700%;
Total Carbohydrate
44g
44%
(Dietary Fiber
9g
9%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.