Frances Farmer

A Smashing Dinner Idea!

In Food on February 15, 2013 at 6:54 pm

Because you’ll be doing a lot of smashing and smushing with this recipe.

What recipe you ask? Why Black Bean Burgers of course (:

But wait! Don’t scrunch up your nose just yet if you’re a proud carnivore. Give it a try, it’s a wonderful dish.


1/2 onion, diced

1/2 bell pepper diced

1 can black beans, well drained

1/2 cup flour

2 slices bread, crumbled

1 tsp garlic powder

2 tsp blackened seasoning

1 tsp cumin

1/2 tsp seasoned salt

1 tsp black pepper

2 tsp hot sauce

4 tsp olive oil





Pita Bread



1) Saute the onions and bell pepper till soft, about 3-5 minutes.

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2) This is where the smashing comes in and a whole lot of it! In a large bowl, mash the beans until almost smooth. Add sauteed onions and the rest of the ingredients, except the oil, adding the flour a few tablespoons at a time to combine well. Mixture will be thick.

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3) Form bean mixture into patties with hands. This gets messy, but fun! Don’t worry about making them too big or too small. It should come out to about 4 patties.

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4) Fry patties in a large pan for about 4 minutes on each side.

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5) Toast pita bread, add patty, top with mustard, ketchup, lettuce, and salsa! Yum!

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  1. Yum!! Looks delish! 🙂

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