Vegan Recipes


Black Bean Fritters

2 cans black beans, drained
1/2 to 1 cup green onion chopped fine
2 to 4 cloves garlic, minced fine
3 tablespoons cilantro chopped fine
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon rosemary
1/4 salt, optional
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup brown rice cooked
1/2 cup corn meal
olive oil or vegetable oil for frying

Mash or puree 1 can black beans and add second can to mashed beans. Add next 8 ingredients, up to pepper, to mixture and mix through. Add brown rice and mix well, then add corn meal and mix well. Heat oil in pan over medium high heat. Take enough of the mixture out to form a large meatball and repeat until all the mixture is gone. Add them to the oil one at a time and fry until all side are crisp. Drain on a paper towel. These can be put into pitas with lettuce, shredded carrots, cucumbers, etc. and topped with salsa or a tofu sour cream. Serves 8.


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