Bean Burgers with Adobo Mayonnaise
From Southern Living
These hearty, well-seasoned sandwiches, enhanced with a creamy, savory spread,
will win you over.
1 small onion, chopped
1 carrot, grated
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup salsa
2 tablespoons self-rising cornmeal mix
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
Vegetable cooking spray
8 whole-grain buns
Sauté first 4 ingredients in hot olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over
medium-high heat 8 minutes or until onion is tender.
Mash black beans and pinto beans in a large bowl; stir in onion mixture, salsa,
and next 4 ingredients. Cover and chill 30 minutes.
Shape mixture into 8 patties. Place on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet
coated with cooking spray. Coat patties evenly with cooking spray. Chill 30
Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until browned and thoroughly heated.
Spread Adobo Mayonnaise on bottom halves of buns. Top with lettuce, tomato,
patties, salsa, and top halves of buns.
Yield: Makes 8 servings