California Black Bean Burgers

California Black Bean Burgers

Enjoy these meatless black bean burgers topped with the works.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

5

sandwiches

1
can (15 ounces) black beans with cumin and chili spices, undrained
1
can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, undrained
1
cup plain dry bread crumbs
1
egg, beaten
1/4
cup yellow cornmeal
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
5
hamburger buns, toasted
1
tablespoon mayonnaise or salad dressing
1 1/4
cups shredded lettuce
3
tablespoons thick-and-chunky salsa
  1. Place beans in food processor or blender. Cover and process until slightly mashed; remove from food processor. Mix beans, chilies, bread crumbs and egg. Shape mixture into 5 patties, each about 1/2 inch thick. Coat each patty with cornmeal.
  2. Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook patties in oil 10 to 15 minutes, turning once, until crisp and thoroughly cooked on both sides.
  3. Spread bottom halves of buns with mayonnaise. Top with lettuce, patties, salsa and tops of buns.
Makes 5 sandwiches
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Coating the patties with cornmeal gives them a delicious crispy coating. If the seasoned black beans aren't available, use unseasoned black beans and add one teaspoon chili powder.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 385
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 940mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 67g
    • (Dietary Fiber 9g,
  • Protein 16g;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.