Spicy Bean Burgers
1/2 cup onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup carrots, peeled and grated
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans
1-2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1-2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 (8 ounce) can sweet corn
3/4 cup rolled oats
salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
oil, for frying
1. Sauté onions and garlic in oil until the onions begin to soften. Add carrots, chili powder and cumin. Cook on low heat for 5 minutes. Set aside.
2. Mash the beans in a large bowl with a potato masher. Add the mustard, soy sauce, tomato paste, sweet corn and the sautéed vegetables.
3. Mix in the oats. Add salt and pepper, to taste. Moisten your hands and form the burger mixture into 4 or 6 patties.
4. Oil a nonstick pan and cook burgers on medium-low heat for 5-8 minutes on each side. Alternatively, brush with oil and bake in the oven at 370 degrees F. for about 15 minutess, flipping over halfway through.
Serve and enjoy!! These are so easy to make and so yummy. I have served them to several people and everyone has loved them!