Black Bean Vegetarian Patty

Ingredients:

  • 2 15oz cans of black beans or 2 cups of cooked black beans
  • 1/2 C of brown rice or quinoa
  • 1/2 small red onion chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic chopped
  • 2 TBS of tomato paste
  • 2/3 cups of cooked corn (canned, fresh or frozen)
  • 1 egg
  • 1.5 TSP cumin
  • 1 TSP chilli powder
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Kitchen Supplies:

  • Parchment paper
  • Measuring cups and utensils
  • baking sheet
  • 1 medium size bowl

Prepare:

  • Preheat oven 400 degrees
  • Rinse out beans
  • In a sauce pan cook beans with garlic, onion, salt and pepper and cumin for about 10-15 minutes
  • Mash the beans with a fork or a potato masher
  • In a bowl add all the ingredients and mix (except olive oil)

Cook:

  1. Create well compact balls in your hand then form the patties from the balls
  2. Place patties on parchment paper, which will be on a baking sheet
  3. Once all patties slices have been created, coat them with olive oil
  4. Bake the patties for 10-12 minutes on one side then flip them and bake them for an addition 10-12 minutes