Pinto Bean Veggie Burger

If you want to go meatless for game day, we have just the recipe. This veggie burger is perfect for grilling at tailgates...
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If you want to go meatless for game day, we have just the recipe. This veggie burger is perfect for grilling at tailgates or topping your salad.

Ingredients

  • 1/2  Cup  onion
  • clove garlic, minced
  • 1  Cup  yellow corn
  • 1/4  Cup  spinach, chopped
  • can pinto beans
  • 1  Tablespoon  lime juice
  • 3  Tablespoons  salsa
  • 2  Teaspoons  cumin
  • 2  Teaspoons  chili powder
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  salt
  • 1/8  Teaspoon  pepper
  • 1  Cup  oats
  • 1/4  Cup  cashews, chopped
  • 1/4  Cup  cilantro
  • Ball Park Burger Buns

Directions

Heat two tablespoons of olive oil in a pan on medium heat. Toss in the onions, garlic, corn, and spinach until softened.

Transfer the mixture to a food processor and pulse with beans, lime juice, salsa, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper until combined. Then, add in oats, cashews, and cilantro; pulse.

Form into balls and flatten into patties for grilling.

Transfer the patties to a pan and grill for two to three minutes on each side.

Let cool for a couple minutes and put in between Ball Park Burger Bun with your favorite toppings.

Pinto Bean Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

Pinto Bean Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.