Black Bean Burger Over Lettuce

Yield: 6 servings
Calories: 206
Theme: Vegetarian
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Viewer Carmyn's black bean burger busts the unhealthy reputation burgers tend to have. Instead its filling, protein-packed ingredients serve as a great alternative for those who are craving a burger and seeking something light and tasty. 

Ingredients

  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup cooked corn
  • 1/2 chopped bell pepper
  • 1 cup wheat bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • olive oil spray
  • salt
  • pepper

Directions

Black bean burger:

1. Mash beans in a bowl with a fork. 

 

2. Add egg, yellow onion, cooked corn, bread crumbs, oregano, basil, garlic powder, salt, and pepper to the bowl. Mix well and shape into patties. 

 

3. Spray olive oil over a hot pan. Place patties in pan, flipping once until golden on both sides. Place over large leaf lettuce instead of a bun. Top it off with a dollop of chipotle mayo, one slice of part skim mozzarella, tomato, and onion, if desired. 

 

Chipotle mayo: 

1. Mix together 1 cup of low-fat mayo, 2 chipotles in adobo sauce, 1 tablespoon of adobo sauce. 

 

2. Mix in 1/2 lime, juiced, and salt and pepper to taste. 

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