Red Bean Burgers

This red bean burger is a great alternative for when you're looking for something a little less greasy. Ms. Lou will even make them ahead of time and freeze the patties for grilling later.


 1 lb. Blue Runner Premium Select Red Beans
 10 cups water
 1 cup chopped onion
 1 cup chopped bell pepper
 6 cloves roasted garlic
 2 eggs
 1 Tbsp cumin
 2 Tbsp salt
 3 tsp Sriracha
 1 tsp cayenne
 2 cups bread crumbs



In a pot, add the water, washed red beans, and 1 tablespoon of salt. Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the beans are tender, about an hour.


 In a food processor, chop the onion, bell pepper, and garlic. Strain the red beans and mash them until thick and pasty. Mix in vegetables.


In a small bowl, mix eggs, cumin, Sriracha, cayenne, and the rest of the salt. Add to the beans once the mixture is cool.


Stir in bread crumbs until mixture is thick. Form patties.


Place tin foil on top of grill and lightly coat in olive oil. Grill until brown, about 5 minutes each side.

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