Zesty White Bean Burgers

Venture into tasty burgers that skip the beef but keep the taste.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

1
can (15.5 ounces) Green Giant™ great northern beans
1
can (4.5 ounces) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, undrained
2
medium green onions, chopped
1
cup Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
1
egg, beaten
1/4
cup yellow cornmeal
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
5
slices (1 ounce each) Monterey Jack cheese
5
whole wheat hamburger buns, toasted
1 1/4
cups shredded lettuce
1/3
cup guacamole
5
tablespoons Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
  • 1 Place beans in food processor or blender. Cover and process until slightly mashed. In medium bowl, mix beans, chiles, onions, bread crumbs and egg. Shape into 5 patties, each about 1/2 inch thick. Coat each patty with cornmeal.
  • 2 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook patties in oil about 10 minutes, turning at least once, until crisp and thoroughly cooked on both sides.
  • 3 Top patties with cheese. Cover and cook 1 minute or until cheese just begins to melt.
  • 4 Top bottom halves of buns with lettuce, patties, guacamole and salsa. Cover with tops of buns.

Expert Tips

When working with sticky mixtures such as these bean patties, wetting your hands with water or spraying them with cooking spray helps prevent a mess.

Such a quick and easy meal! Add a fresh fruit salad and some ice cream bars for dessert.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
495
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
780mg
780%;
Total Carbohydrate
67g
67%
(Dietary Fiber
11g
11%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
26%;
Vitamin C
22%;
Calcium
38%;
Iron
38%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.