*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                             Black Bean Burgers
 
 Recipe By     : Vancouver Sun 7/16/97
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Tnt                              Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      cans          black beans -- rinsed and drained
      2/3  cup           onion -- finely chopped
      1/4  cup           red bell pepper -- finely chopped
    1      tablespoon    jalapeno pepper -- finely chopped
    1      teaspoon      ground cumin
    3      tablespoons   sesame seeds -- roasted
    1      tablespoon    lime juice
    1      teaspoon      salt
      1/2  teaspoon      peppr
    2      tablespoons   vegetable oil
 
   In large bowl, mash beans until most are smooth, leaving some intact.
   Add onion, bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, cumin, sesame seeds, lime 
 juice, salt and pepper; mix well. Divide mixture into 8 equal patties 
 about 3-1/2 inches in diameter.
   In large heavy frypan, heat oil over medium-low heat. Cook patties, in 
 batches, for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned, tuning once and adding 
 more oil if necessary.
   Carefully remove burgers from frypan to platter and tent with foil.
   Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
 
 Makes 8 burgers.
 
 
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 NOTES : Vancouver Sun 7/16/97
        Origin:Edith Adam’s Recipe Request Column