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Bean Burgers with Adobo Mayonnaise

Yield Makes 8 servings
These hearty, well-seasoned sandwiches, enhanced with a creamy, savory spread, will win you over.

Ingredients

  • 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
  • Adobo Mayonnaise
  • 8 whole-grain buns
  • Lettuce
  • Tomato slices
  • Salsa

Nutrition Information

  • calories 250
  • caloriesfromfat 28 %
  • fat 7.9 g
  • satfat 1.4 g
  • monofat 2.2 g
  • polyfat 1.1 g
  • protein 8.8 g
  • carbohydrate 37 g
  • fiber 6.4 g
  • cholesterol 4 mg
  • iron 3.5 mg
  • sodium 659 mg
  • calcium 87 mg

How to Make It

  1. Sauté first 4 ingredients in hot olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 8 minutes or until onion is tender.

  2. Mash black beans and pinto beans in a large bowl; stir in onion mixture, salsa, and next 4 ingredients. Cover and chill 30 minutes.

  3. 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 minutes.

  4. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until browned and thoroughly heated.

  5. Spread Adobo Mayonnaise on bottom halves of buns. Top with lettuce, tomato, patties, salsa, and top halves of buns.