Enjoy these amazing black bean cakes made with canned black beans. Doesn’t get any easier than this!
Recipe – Black Bean Cakes – Makes 8 cakes
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
4 green onions, diced
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
2 14.5oz cans black beans, drained and rinsed
½ teaspoon salt
1 egg, lightly beaten
½ cup plain bread crumbs (try whole wheat or gluten free variety)
Sauce: ranch and hot sauce
*Could also serve as a burger on a bun with cheese and toppings or over-top a Mexican rice bowl with quac and sour cream.
Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in small skillet over medium heat. Cook green onions until softened. Stir in garlic, cumin and chili powder. Cook until fragment, about 30 seconds. Transfer to a large bowl. Stir in black beans, and mash with a fork. Add salt, egg and bread crumbs. Mix well. Divide up into 8 patties.
Heat 2 tablespoon olive oil in large skillet over medium heat. Pan-fry patties until slightly crispy on each side.
Serve with sauce, as a burger on a bun with cheese and toppings or on top of a Mexican rice bowl with guacamole and sour cream.