Black Bean Sliders

20 minutes

Prep TimePrep: 10 minutes Cook TimeCook: 10 minutes
Servings: 6
  • 20 minutes

    Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes
    Servings: 6

    Black bean sliders are a delicious and healthy alternative to beef with much more flavor.

  • Ingredients

    • 1 (16-ounce) can of no-salt-added black beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1 cup cooked brown rice
    • 1/2 cup of onion, finely chopped
    • 1/2 cup corn
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1 egg
    • 1 teaspoon chili powder
    • 1 teaspoon cumin (optional)
    • 1/3 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

    Instructions

    1. In a medium bowl or food processor, mash (or pulse) black beans into a thick paste.
    2. Stir rice, onion, corn and garlic into the bean paste.
    3. Add egg, chili powder, black pepper and cumin (optional).
    4. Add in the bread crumbs and mix until sticky and holds together.
    5. Separate mixture into 6 small patties.
    6. Place patties on the grill (with high heat) and cook each side for 4 to 6 minutes. If using a pan, coat with cooking spray and set over medium heat.
    7. Cook each side for 4 to 6 minutes on stove.
    8. Serve on whole wheat slider buns with fresh toppings like tomatoes, lettuce, sliced onions and pickles for added crunch; or, top with plain yogurt and salsa.