Diet, Fitness, Recipes, Weight Loss

Meatless Monday Recipe: Italian Bean Burgers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I LOVE burgers and bean burgers are included in that statement!  Check out this recipe from http://www.teambeachbody.com!  I love the Italian spin that they did with this recipe!

Total Time: 20 min. Prep Time: 10 min. Cooking Time: 10 min. Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients:
1 (15-oz.) can black beans, drained, rinsed, mashed
2 cups cooked brown rice
¼ cup finely chopped onion
3 Tbsp. all-natural tomato paste
2 tsp. dried basil leaves
1 tsp. dried oregano leaves
¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
8 whole-grain hamburger buns
8 slices medium tomato
8 romaine lettuce leaves

Preparation:
1. Preheat grill or broiler to high.
2. Place beans, rice, onion, tomato paste, basil, oregano, and cheese in food processor; pulse until well blended. Form into eight patties.
3. Grill or broil patties for 4 to 5 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.
4. Place each patty on a bottom bun. Top with tomato, lettuce, and top bun.

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