Black Bean Patties


This black bean patty is great addition to any meal, stuffed in a pita, or as a burger.


1 15 oz can black beans low-sodium, rinsed and drained
1 slice whole wheat bread
1/2 cup onion finely diced
1/4 large red bell pepper finely diced
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander
1/2 teaspoons cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt


Place the slice of whole wheat bread in the food processor and pulse until you have bread crumbs. Put bread crumbs in a medium sized bowl.

Rinse and drain the beans and pat try with a paper towel. Put the beans in the food processor and pulse until beans are chopped. Make sure you do not over process these. Add the beans to the bowl of bread crumbs.

Add the onion, red pepper, parsley, garlic powder, coriander, cumin, and salt and mix well.

Make six patties from the mixture.

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat and cook the patties about 3 minutes on each side or until browned and cooked well.

Nutritional data

Yield: 6 patties

Serving Size: 1 patty

Calories 110 | Fat 3g | Sodium 200mg | Total Carbs 16g | Dietary Fiber 4g | Protein 5g

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