I woke up this morning with a bad sore throat. Perhaps that's why I was in dire need of a nap last night around 7pm? So, I stayed home today to rest up. I'm not very good at resting, but today I did a decent job of laying low, reading, watching the Grey's Anatomy finale (holy intense!) and trying not to do anything strenuous.
Tonight, I was set on making something new for dinna. I settled on black bean fiesta burgers! I used a few different recipes to make mine.
In the mix:
1 can rinsed black beans
1/2 can corn
1/4 chopped onion
2 cloves garlic
1/4 red and green bell pepper
1 egg white
1/4 c dried bread crumbs (1 piece dry bread)
1/4 c or less of shredded cheese
salt and pepper
First cook the onions in some olive oil for 5 min, then add the rest to cook for a few more minutes.
Let things cool a bit and transfer it all to a bowl. Here you'll add the egg white or whole egg and the shredded cheese and mix well.
Next, squish the patties together and place them on a greased pan to cook for 4-5 min per side.
Then put them on a cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 10-15 min for a crisper black bean fiesta burger! And add some sliced sweet potato for your side.
We had ours on Oroweat whole wheat buns w/ tomato, avocado, more cheese, mustard and ketchup inside. This burger has great flavor and packs a punch of protein. It would also be great on top of a bed of rice or lettuce.
This was fun new recipe to try. I'm currently watching The Bachelorette and some of these guys seem ridiculously cheesey. Did anyone else watch it? I just hope Ali doesn't get charmed by one of the duds. Okay, this sickie needs her rest. Off to bed!