Spicy Chili Bean Burgers

Come and get 'em! Veggie burgers packed with fiber-rich cereal are ready in less than 30 minutes.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 5

Ingredients

1
cup Fiber One® original bran cereal
1
can (15 or 16 oz) spicy chili beans in sauce, undrained
1/2
cup quick-cooking oats
1/4
cup chopped green onions (4 medium)
1
egg, slightly beaten
1 1/4
cups washed fresh baby spinach leaves
5
slices tomato
5
whole wheat burger buns, split
  • 1 Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin or meat mallet (or crush in food processor).
  • 2 In medium bowl, mash beans with fork until no whole beans remain. Add crushed cereal, oats, onions and egg; mix well. Shape mixture into 5 patties, each about 3 1/2 inches in diameter.
  • 3 Spray 12-inch skillet with cooking spray. Add patties; cook over medium heat about 10 minutes, turning once, until brown.
  • 4 For each sandwich, place 1/4 cup spinach leaves and 1 tomato slice on bottom half of bun; top with bean burger and top half of bun.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    40),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4 1/2g
    4 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    800mg
    800%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    48g
    48%
    (Dietary Fiber
    12g
    12%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    11g
    11%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    30%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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