*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Pinto Burgers
 
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 Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beans & Rice                     Main Dishes
                 Sandwiches
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      pound         dried pinto beans
    1      teaspoon      salt
    1 1/2  cups          uncooked quick-cooking oats
    1      medium        sweet onion -- diced
    1      4.5 oz. can   chopped green chiles -- drained
    2      large         eggs (or substitute) -- lightly beaten
    1 1/4  cups          ketchup
    1      teaspoon      garlic salt
      1/2  teaspoon      pepper
      3/4  cup           flour
      3/4  cup           white cornmeal
      1/2  cup           vegetable oil
   16                    hamburger buns
                         condiments of choice
 
      Place sorted beans in a Dutch oven.  Cover with water 2-inches above beans
  and let soak for 8 hours.  Drain.
      Cover with water 2-inches above beans.  Bring to a boil, cover, reduce hea
 t and simmer, stirring occasionally, 2 hours or until tender.  Add salt during 
 last 30 minutes of cooking.  Drain and cool.  Coarsely mash beans.
      Stir oats and next 6 ingredients into beans.  Cover and chill 1 hour.  Sha
 pe mixture into 16 patties.  
      Stir together flour and cornmeal; dredge patties in mixture.
      Heat 2 tbsp. oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.  Cook patties i
 n batches 3-4 minutes on each side, adding oil as needed.  
      Serve on hamburger buns with choice of condiments (ketchup, mustard, mayo,
  lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, etc.)
      
 
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