Facebook Logo Twitter Logo Pinterest Logo

Nut Gourmet Blog Logo

only search Vegetarians in Paradise
VIP Bird
VIP Banner
Fill out your e-mail address to receive our newsletter!
*E-mail address:
*First Name:
Last Name:
Please let us know your location for special events:
USA:
Los Angeles:
International
(Outside USA):
Subscribe Unsubscribe
 



***************************************

Vegan for the Holidays


Click Here for Special Purchase Price


Contents
.

Translate This Page

sphere Homepage

sphere News from the Nest

sphere Vegan for the Holidays Blog

sphere Vegan for the Holidays Videos

sphere Zel Allen's NutGourmet Blog

About Us

Cookbooks

Food History/Nutrition/Recipes

sphere On the Highest Perch

Awards

Nutrition Information

Los Angeles Resources

Cooking Tips/Recipes

Guest Contributors

Books/Media Reviews

Directories

sphere Archive Index

sphere Contact Us

*Privacy Policy: When you subscribe to Vegetarians in Paradise (vegetarian e-zine) your email address will not be sold or rented, and will only be used to let you know in an email what's new in our monthy web magazine.

All the world is nuts about

    What's in The Nut Gourmet

The Nutty Gourmet

Vegetarians in Paradise
Vegan Vegetarian Recipes




After devouring the irresistible and indulgent treats that grace the holiday table, holiday gluttons frequently make a few New Year's resolutions to return to sensible eating. Actually, many find it a relief to turn away from the sweets to chow down a savory, high fiber hearty dish that fills them up without filling them out.

If you've never seen a savory bean patty that resembles a chocolate chip cookie, this may be your first encounter. Whenever I serve these tasty patties, someone will ask me why I'm serving the chocolate chip cookies as an entrée. We enjoy the patties with fresh salsa, but they also work wonderfully in a pita with lots of trimmings like chopped tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, and shredded lettuce.

Zesty Black Bean Patties is one of the delicious recipes from Zel Allen's cookbook The Nut Gourmet: Nourishing Nuts for Every Occasion published by Book Publishing Company in 2006.


ZESTY BLACK BEAN PATTIES

Yield: 9 to10 very tasty patties.

1/4 cup (60 ml) pine nuts
1/4 cup (60 ml) coarsely chopped walnuts

1 small onion, coarsely chopped

2 cups (480 ml) cooked black beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup (120 ml) oat bran or wheat germ
2 to 3 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
3/4 teaspoon ground coriander
3/4 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees (Gas Mark 6) and lightly oil a large baking sheet. Combine the pine nuts and walnuts in the food processor and process until they are finely ground. Transfer to a large mixing bowl and set aside.
  2. Put the onion into the food processor and pulse chop until it is minced. Transfer to the bowl with the nut meal.
  3. Measure 1/2 cup (120 ml) of the black beans, and add them to bowl with the nut meal. Put the remainder of the beans into the food processor.
  4. Add the oat bran, water, salt, cumin, coriander, chili powder, garlic powder, and pepper and process until well blended. Spoon the mixture into the nut meal and mix well.
  5. Drop the mixture from a large spoon onto the prepared baking sheet to form nine or ten 3-inch (7.5 cm) patties. Flatten the patties slightly so they will bake evenly.
  6. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes. Turn the patties over with a metal spatula and bake 10 to 12 minutes longer.
  7. Note: If you prefer to use canned beans rather than cooking beans from scratch, 1 1/2 fifteen-ounce (450g) cans will give you the 2 cups (480 ml) of beans needed for this recipe. Rinse and drain the beans before using.


Click here for past cookingwithzel@home.comeonin recipes


Vegetarians in Paradise

Homepage sphere Los Angeles Events Calendar sphere Our Mission sphere The Nut Gourmet sphere Vegan for the Holidays sphere Vegetarian Survival Kit sphere News from the Nest sphere Recipe Index sphere Los Angeles Vegetarian Restaurants sphere Vegetarian Basics 101 sphere Protein Basics sphere Calcium Basics sphere Ask Aunt Nettie sphere VeggieTaster Report sphere Vegetarian Reading sphere VegParadise Bookshelf sphereHeirloom Gardening sphere Cooking with Zel sphere Dining in Paradise sphere Cooking Beans & Grains sphere On the Highest Perch sphere Road to Vegetaria sphere Words from Other Birds sphere Using Your Bean sphere Ask the Vegan Athlete sphere Vegetarian Holiday Meals sphere Great Produce Hunt sphere Farmers' Markets sphere Natural Food Markets sphere Vegetarian Associations Directory sphere Links We Love sphere VegParadise Yellow Pages sphere Media Reviews sphere 24 Carrot Award sphere Vegetarian Food Companies sphere Archive Index sphere Contact Us

© 1999-2014 vegparadise.com