Black Bean Burger Over Lettuce

Viewer Carmyn's black bean burger busts the unhealthy reputation burgers tend to have. Instead its filling, protein-packed ingredients serve as a great alternative for those who are craving a burger and seeking something light and tasty. 

1 can Black beans
1 Egg
1/2 Yellow onion
1/2 cup Cooked corn
1/2 Chopped bell pepper
1 cup Wheat bread crumbs
1 tsp Dried oregano
1 tsp Dried basil
1 tsp Cumin
1 tsp Garlic powder
Olive oil spray
Salt
Pepper

Black bean burger:

Mash beans in a bowl with a fork.

Add egg, yellow onion, cooked corn, bread crumbs, oregano, basil, garlic powder, salt, and pepper to the bowl. Mix well and shape into patties.

Spray olive oil over a hot pan. Place patties in pan, flipping once until golden on both sides. Place over large leaf lettuce instead of a bun. Top it off with a dollop of chipotle mayo, one slice of part skim mozzarella, tomato, and onion, if desired.

Chipotle mayo:

Mix together 1 cup of low-fat mayo, 2 chipotles in adobo sauce, 1 tablespoon of adobo sauce.

Mix in 1/2 lime, juiced, and salt and pepper to taste.

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