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crispy black bean cake with avocado lime crema

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Tasty bean cake with creamy avocado and lime.

yield 4 -6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For crispy black bean cake with avocado lime crema

  • 1 sm
    onion diced
  • 3 clove
    garlic minced
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 2
    15 oz cans black beans drained
  • 1/2 c
    plain dry breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/3 c
  • 2 lg
  • 1 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 c
    mexican crema or sour cream
  • 1 lg
  • 1/2
    lime juiced
  • 1/2 c
    cilantro chopped
  • fresh cilantro chopped

How To Make crispy black bean cake with avocado lime crema

  • 1
    Place 1 tbsp olive oil in saucepan. Add the onions and garlic and saute until soft. Add the cumin and cayenne. Place the onion mixture in a food processor. Add 1 and 1/2 cup of beans and and process until smooth. Remove from food processor and stir in the plain dry breadcrumbs, the remaining beans, salt and pepper. Shape into 6 patties.
  • 2
    Get 3 shallow dishes. In one place the flour, the other place the eggs and beat them. In the third place the Panko. Place the 2 tbsp olive oil in large skillet. Dredge each bean cake in flour, then egg, then panko. Fry each one until crispy.
  • 3
    To make the crema. Peel the avocado and place it in a food processor with lime juice and cilantro. Process for a few seconds. Add the crema and process until mixed well.
  • 4
    Serve the crema over the bean cake and garnish with cilantro

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