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Pinto Bean Cheddar Patties

Yields6 Servings

Pinto Bean Cheddar Patties

 2 ½ cups fresh, whole-grain breadcrumbs
 15 oz can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese or soy cheddar cheese
 2 tbsp canned chopped green chiles
 2 tbsp olive oil, plus more if needed

Preheat broiler. Place 1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs on baking sheet; toast under broiler for several seconds or until browned. Remove; let stand 5 minutes.


Mash beans with fork in mixing bowl. Add cheese, chiles, toasted breadcrumbs, and salt and pepper to taste. Form mixture into 4 patties, about 3 inches in diameter. Dredge patties in untoasted breadcrumbs.


Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add patties, and cook until crisp and golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes on each side; add more oil to pan if necessary. Serve hot.

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