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Black Bean Cakes Recipe

Looking for an easy Black Bean Cakes recipe? Learn how to make Black Bean Cakes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by relright

Makes 12 servings



These are really delicious, especially when served with sour cream or the homemade sauce included in this recipe! They are great for Chinese New Year

Recipe Ingredients for Black Bean Cakes

3 cups dry black beans
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1 tablespoon milk
1 pinch cayenne pepper

Recipe Directions for Black Bean Cakes

  1. Place black beans in a large pot with enough water to cover.

  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour, or until tender.

  3. In an electric blender or food processor, process black beans until smooth.

  4. Stir in cumin, chili powder, salt, and cilantro; blend.

  5. Roll the mixture into balls, allowing 3 tablespoons of mixture per ball.

  6. Place balls between sheets of wax paper and press down on the wax paper to form 1/8 inch thick rounds.

  7. Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet.

  8. Fry the cakes 2 or 3 minutes per side.

  9. In a bowl, combine yogurt, milk, and cayenne pepper (to taste)

  10. Serve this sauce over the hot black bean cakes.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 63.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
195
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.3g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Sodium
109mg
5%
Potassium
759mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
31.3g
10%
Dietary Fiber
7.5g
30%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
11.2g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 9% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
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