Vegetarian Black Bean Burger
Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Serving Size: 4 patties
15.5 ounces Abundant Foods Adobo Black Beans – drained
1/2 cup re-fried beans
1 tablespoon Cuban seasoning
1/2 onion – minced
1 red bell pepper – minced
3/4 cup panko bread crumbs
1 egg (or substitute egg whites for less fat!)
4 Whole Wheat Burger Buns
1 Avocado – pitted, peeled and sliced
Fresh Cilantro -optional
Preheat oven to 375.
Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
In medium bowl add: black beans and partially mash using a fork. Add: re-fried beans, cuban seasoning, onion and bell pepper. Mix well. Add panko bread crumbs and egg. Mix well.
Spray a 1/2 cup measuring cup with non-stick cooking spray.
Scoop 4 – 1/2 cup portions onto baking sheet. Shape each into patties. Bake for approximately 10 minutes; turn over. Bake additional 5 minutes.
Place patties on buns and top each with avocado slices, a squeeze of lime juice, and cilantro. Serve immediately.