Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Black Eyed Pea Burgers Recipe

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil (1/2 reserved)
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/4 cup chopped red onion (yellow will work also)
1 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels
2 cups black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro
1/2 cup Pico de Gallo (or fresh salsa)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup flax seed
1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs

Directions

1. Heat 1/2 tablespoon olive oil in skillet on medium heat.
2. Add garlic, cumin, onion and corn. Sauté until onions are translucent and corn is thawed.
3. Place mixture in bowl with black eyed peas, cilantro, Pico de Gallo, salt and flax seed.
4. Mash together with fork or by hand until incorporated. Form into patties and then coat with bread crumbs.
5. Heat reserved 1/2 tablespoon olive oil in skillet and cook patties on medium heat until golden brown.

Serve with Salsa, guacamole, lettuce, sliced tomatoes, or sliced avocado. Whole wheat buns, English muffins or pita works great.

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