Black Bean Patties
Serve on buns, in wraps or just as a patty.

Servings: 4

• 1 - 16 ounce can black beans, drained and well rinsed
• 1/2 green bell pepper, finely chopped
• 1/2 onion, finely chopped
• 3 cloves garlic, peeled and very finely chopped
• 1 egg *
• 1 tablespoon chili powder
• 1 tablespoon cumin
• 1 teaspoon Cholula® hot sauce
• 1/2 cup bread crumbs

Lightly oil a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil. Preheat oven to 375° F.

In a medium bowl, mash black beans with a fork. Add finely chopped bell pepper, onion, and garlic and stir into mashed beans.

In a small bowl, stir together egg, chili powder, cumin, and hot sauce.
Stir the egg mixture into the mashed beans. Mix in bread crumbs until the mixture is sticky and holds together. Divide mixture into four patties and chill for about an hour. Place patties on baking sheet, and bake about 10 minutes or until crispy on each side.

Per Serving: 190 Calories; 3g Fat (16.3% calories from fat); 1g Saturated Fat; 10g Protein; 29g Carbohydrate; 8g Dietary Fiber; 47mg Cholesterol; 533mg Sodium. Exchanges: 2 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat.

* If you are vegan, you can substitute a starch binder for the egg.

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