24 Jul Salsa Bean Burgers Recipe
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
3/4 cup panko (Japanese) bread crumbs
1 cup salsa, divided
1 large egg, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
1 garlic clove, minced
2 teaspoons canola oil
4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split
How to make it
In a large bowl, mash beans. Mix in bread crumbs, 1/2 cup salsa, egg, cilantro and garlic. Shape bean mixture into four patties; refrigerate 30 minutes.
In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook burgers 3-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°. Serve on buns with remaining salsa.
Yield: 4 servings.