Bake-Off® Contest 39, 2000
Monroe Township, New Jersey

Santa Fe Black Bean Burgers

Want a burger without the beef? You've just found one with lots of Southwestern flavors.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

1
egg
2
teaspoons cornstarch
1
can (19 or 15 oz) Progresso® black beans, drained, rinsed
1
cup Progresso® Plain Bread Crumbs
4
oz. (1 cup) finely shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese
1
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
1/2
cup chopped green onions
1
garlic clove, minced
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon cumin
1
teaspoon lemon juice
1/3
cup olive oil
5
kaiser or burger buns, split
5
tablespoons Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky Salsa

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  • 1 In large bowl, combine egg and cornstarch; beat with wire whisk until smooth. Add beans, bread crumbs, cheese, 1 cup salsa, onions, garlic, salt, cumin and lemon juice; mix well. Shape into five 3 1/2-inch patties.
  • 2 Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until hot. Add patties; cook 14 to 16 minutes or until deep golden brown and centers are hot, turning once.
  • 3 Place patties on bottom halves of buns. Top each with 1 tablespoon salsa. Cover with top halves of buns.
  • 1 In large bowl, combine egg and cornstarch; beat with wire whisk until smooth. Add beans, bread crumbs, cheese, 1 cup salsa, onions, garlic, salt, cumin and lemon juice; mix well. Shape into five 3 1/2-inch patties.
  • 2 Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until hot. Add patties; cook 14 to 16 minutes or until deep golden brown and centers are hot, turning once.
  • 3 Place patties on bottom halves of buns. Top each with 1 tablespoon salsa. Cover with top halves of buns.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
600
(
Calories from Fat
250),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
28%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
1490mg
1490%;
Total Carbohydrate
66g
66%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
4 1/2 Starch; 1 Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.