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Spicy Bean Burgers

Spicy Bean Burgers

Chili powder and onion add lots of flavor to these easy-to-make bean patties. Serve them for dinner along with picante sauce or salsa.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 2 1/4 cups Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies® cereal
  • 1 can (15 oz.) pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion or bell pepper
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil


1. Crush 3/4 cup of the cereal into fine crumbs. Set aside.

2. In medium bowl combine the remaining 1 1/2 cups cereal, beans, egg, water, chili powder and salt. Use potato masher to coarsely mash mixture. Stir in onion. Use 1/2 cup measure to portion mixture into 4 mounds. Shape each portion into a 1/2-inch-thick patty. Coat with crushed cereal.

3. Cook patties in large nonstick skillet coated with nonstick spray over medium-high heat for 6 to 10 minutes or until golden brown, turning once and adding oil to skillet when needed. Serve hot with picante sauce or salsa, if desired.

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