Salsa Bean Burgers Recipe

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.