BLACKBEAN AND BEEF BURGERS, TOPPED WITH MUSHROOMS AND ONIONS.

BLACKBEAN AND BEEF BURGERS, TOPPED WITH MUSHROOMS AND ONIONS.
Perfect way to eat a simple, tasty and nutritious burger without breaking the bank. You will
feed a family of five on one pound of lean beef and a can of beans for dinner.
Nutritionally you will consume much less saturated fat: and will increase your fiber intake. Just
give it a try!!!
Ingredients
1 lb lean ground beef
1 can of black beans. Mash ¾ of the beans and leave ¼ whole
1 teaspoon EACH of onion powder and garlic powder
1 tablespoon chopped parsley or cilantro
½ teaspoon EACH, salt and black pepper
2 tablespoons oil: virgin olive or canola oil
Toppings
1 large onion cut into thin rings
2 cups of sliced white mushrooms
1 small jalapeno pepper sliced (optional)
Mix top 5 ingredients gently. Shape into 5 burgers.
Heat a non-stick skillet on medium. Add oil. Place burgers in skillet. Cook about 1 to2 minutes
on each side. Remove and set aside.
Toppings
In the same skillet, sauté the onions and mushrooms until soft for about 5 minutes. Add salt
and pepper to taste.
Toppings will have some liquid from the mushrooms.
Spoon on the top of warm burgers.
Serve on a whole wheat bun, add pepper slices and enjoy.
Side salad (OPTIONAL)
1 cup shredded purple cabbage
½ cup cubed red pepper,
Dressing- 1 to 2 tablespoons lemon juice
-2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper

Suggestions
Burgers can be made with ground turkey. Can be made a kept frozen for 3 months in freezer.