Black Bean Burgers
What to do:
Start cooking the brown rice
Add 1.5 cups of rice and ~2 3/4 cups of water
boil 2.5 cups of water
add 1.5 cups of rice
simmer for 40 minutes.
Open 2 cans of Black Beans
Drain and rinse beans
Add the following to your Food processor (or Bowl):
Cooked Rice (Or Quinoa)- 1 1/2 Cups
Black beans (rinsed) - 2 Cans
Panko - 1 1/2 Cups
Smoked Paprika - 1 1/2 Teaspoons
Garlic Powder - 1 Teaspoon
Oregano or Cumin (both is good too) - 1 Teaspoon
Salt - 1/2 Teaspoon
Start Mixing ingredients
Food processor: Pulse for 5 - 6 seconds at a time, until about half the mixture is combined.
If you don't have a food processor, mash it up as well as you can using a wooden spoon or masher, and mash it all together.
Place the mixture in a mixing bowl
Using your hands or spatula, mix together well.
Make the patties
Form 4-5 round jumbo balls
Flatten each ball into a patty, about 3/4 inch thick, and smooth any cracks along the edges.
Cook the burgers
In a pan, heat 1 Tablespoon of oil over medium-high heat
Add the patties and cook for about 5 minutes
Flip the patties and cook for another 5 minutes
When they are lightly browned on each side they are done!
Get out your buns and your burger condiments and you are ready to go!