*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
                           BLACK BEAN BURGERS (Curtis')
 Recipe By     :MEALS WITHOUT MEAT SHOW #5005
 Serving Size  :      Preparation Time :
 Categories    :New Text Import
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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        1  small         ripe avocado, peeled, -- pitted and chopped
        1  cup           good quality prepared salsa
        2  cups          cooked black beans, -- rinsed and drained
        2  tablespoons   bulgur
        2  tablespoons   sour cream
        2  tablespoons   chopped scallions
        1  tablespoon    chopped parsley
      1/2  teaspoon      ground cumin
                         Hot pepper sauce to taste
                         Freshly ground black pepper
                         Peanut oil (for cooking burgers)
                         Slices Monterey Jack cheese
                         Sesame seed or onion burger buns
 Salsa: in mixing bowl, gently stir together avocado and salsa until well
 blended. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use. Burgers: combine black
 beans, bulgur, sour cream, scallion. Parsley, cumin, hot pepper sauce, salt
 and black pepper in bowl of food processor. Process until mixture is
 chopped, but not pureed. Divide and form mixture into 4 burgers. Wrap and
 refrigerate about 30 minutes to 1 hour before cooking. Heat oil in skillet
 over medium heat. Fry burgers in hot oil about 5 minutes on each side or
 until brown and crisp. Place slices of cheese on burgers during the last
 minute of cooking time. Serve burgers with salsa and your favorite
 condiments if desired.
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