2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1 stalk celery, finely chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic
1 15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 large egg lightly beaten
1 Tbsp. cumin (this makes them taste soooo good-I found it at the farmers market in town)
1/2 cup bread crumbs (I always used seasoned)
salt and pepper
1. Preheat oven to 375 and lightly grease a large rimmed baking sheet
2. Warm oil in skillet. Add celery and onion and cook, stirring often, until softened, about 3-5 minutes. Add garlic and saute 1 minute longer.
3. Pour beans into a large bowl and mash with fork or potato masher into a thick paste. Scrape vegetables from skillet into bowl. Stir in egg, cumin, bread crumbs, and salt and pepper. Form into 4 patties. Place on baking sheet and bake until firm and set, about 10 minutes on each side.
Serve just like you would a hamburger with all the fixings. This evening we tried them with salsa. Cheese tastes great on them too! Enjoy!