Red Bean and Rice CakesSubmitted by: NIKHATZ
IntroductionMake a meatless main dish that's high on flavor and fiber. Chili powder, cumin, cayenne and salsa elevate the flavor, while cereal adds crunch and fiber. Make a meatless main dish that's high on flavor and fiber. Chili powder, cumin, cayenne and salsa elevate the flavor, while cereal adds crunch and fiber.
1/2 cup uncooked long-grain brown rice
1 cup water
1 cup Fiber OneĀ® original bran cereal
2 cans (15 oz each) dark red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1 small onion, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
1/4 cup diced green bell pepper
2 egg whites, beaten
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
Salad greens, if desired
1/2 cup salsa
2. In large bowl, place beans; mash with potato masher or fork. Stir in onion, bell pepper, cooked rice, egg, chili powder, cumin, red pepper and 2 tablespoons of the cereal. Shape into 8 patties; coat patties completely with remaining cereal.
3. Spray 10-inch skillet with cooking spray. Cook 4 patties in skillet over medium heat about 10 minutes, turning once, until brown. Remove patties from skillet. Cover and keep warm while cooking remaining patties.
4. Serve patties on salad greens; top with salsa.
Number of Servings: 8
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NIKHATZ.