Updated Jan 26, 2015Chatelaine
- WHIRL black beans with garlic cloves, egg, oats, ketchup, chipotle chili powder and salt in a food processor until smooth. Scrape into a large bowl.
- PAT dry extra-firm tofu with paper towels. Squeeze gently to drain excess liquid. Crumble into coarse pieces and stir into black bean mixture. Divide mixture into 4 portions. Form into 1-in.-thick patties.
- HEAT canola oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium. Add patties. Cook until golden brown, about 5 min per side. Serve on hamburger buns and top with cucumbers, avocados, and cilantro.
NutritionCalories 415, Protein 26 g, Carbohydrates 44 g, Fat 16 g, Fibre 4 g, Sodium 812 mg. Excellent source of Folate
Look for chipotle chili powder in the spice aisle of any supermarket, or substitute regular chili powder.
Veggie bean burger
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