Spicy Chili Bean Burgers

Spicy Chili Bean Burgers

Come and get 'em! Veggie burgers packed with fiber-rich cereal are ready in less than 30 minutes.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

5

sandwiches

1
cup Fiber OneĀ® original bran cereal
1
can (15 or 16 oz) spicy chili beans in sauce, undrained
1/2
cup quick-cooking oats
1/4
cup chopped green onions (4 medium)
1
egg, slightly beaten
1 1/4
cups washed fresh baby spinach leaves
5
slices tomato
5
whole wheat burger buns, split
  1. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin or meat mallet (or crush in food processor).
  2. In medium bowl, mash beans with fork until no whole beans remain. Add crushed cereal, oats, onions and egg; mix well. Shape mixture into 5 patties, each about 3 1/2 inches in diameter.
  3. Spray 12-inch skillet with cooking spray. Add patties; cook over medium heat about 10 minutes, turning once, until brown.
  4. For each sandwich, place 1/4 cup spinach leaves and 1 tomato slice on bottom half of bun; top with bean burger and top half of bun.
Makes 5 sandwiches
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Health Twist
Legumes are loaded with plenty of fiber--the soluble kind. Start slowly so you have time to get used to added fiber in the diet!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 280
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 800mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 48g
    • (Dietary Fiber 12g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 11g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.