Bean Burgers Recipe
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 med size onion, finely chop
1 clove garlic,finely chopped
2 cup cooked pinto, pea, or
1 kidney beans, drain & mash
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1/2 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
2 egg yolks
2 tbsp cream or milk
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1 wheat germ
1 butter for sauteeing
1 barbeque sauce
1. Heat the oil in a small skillet and saute the onion and garlic
tender but not browned. Combine with the beans, parsley, crumbs,
yolks, cream, salt, pepper, and oregano and mix well. 2. Shape
into 4 burgers and coat with wheat germ. Chill for 1 hour or
longer. 3. Melt the butter in a large heavy skillet and saute
lightly browned. Serve with barbeque sauce.
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