Southwest Black Bean & Rice Burgers

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SERVING SIZE: 1 patty (1/2 cup)
SERVINGS: 4
PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes
COOK TIME: 10-15 minutesSmall Rice Burgers

EQUIPMENT NEEDED:
Frying pan
Large bowl
Spatula

INGREDIENTS:nutrition-label-black-bean-and-rice-burger
½      cup leftover brown rice
1      14 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
½      cup frozen corn
1      small onion, diced
2      teaspoon + 1 tablespoon canola or vegetable oil
1      teaspoon paprika
1      teaspoon cumin

DIRECTIONS:
1.      Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
2.      Add onions and cook for 3-4 minutes until soft.
3.      Add corn, paprika and cumin and heat for 2 more minutes until corn is cooked.
4.      Rinse and drain black beans in a separate bowl, then mash with a fork.
5.      Combine onion, corn, spices, brown rice and mashed black beans in large bowl and stir.
6.      Form into 4 (1 ½ inch thick) patties and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
7.      Heat 1 tablespoon of oil over medium heat, cook patties for 2-3 minutes per side.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS:
-Serve on a whole wheat bun or english muffin
-Optional toppings: sour cream, salsa, avocados, and shredded cheese

Recipe submitted by Mount Mary University Dietetics Department

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