• 1-15-16oz.can black beans,rinsed,drained
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup bottled chunky salsa
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • vegetable oil
  • 2 whole wheat hamburger buns


Using fork,mash beans in medium bowl.Mix in onion,breadcrumbs,2 tablespoons salsa,cumin,hot pepper sauce.Season with salt and pepper.Using moistened hands,shape bean mixture into 2 3-4 inch patties.
Prepare b-b-q or preheat broiler. Brush rack with oil.Grill burgers until heated through about 3 minutes per side.Grill cut sides of buns,until lightly toasted,about 1 minute.Transfer burgers to bottom half of bun.Spoon 1/4 cup of salsa over each.Cover with top of bun.

2 servings;can be doubled.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: My Files
Submitted By: Ginger Williams