White Bean Burgers with Spinach

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 8 mins to 10 mins
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White Bean Burgers with Spinach
Ingredients
1
15 ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
1 1/2
cups soft bread crumbs
1/4
cup shredded carrot
1/4
cup finely chopped onion
1
egg
2
tablespoons snipped fresh parsley
3
tablespoons olive oil
4
slices country Italian bread, toasted
1
cup packed fresh baby spinach
1/4
cup Easy Tomato Sauce (recipe below)
Directions
  1. In a medium bowl mash beans with a fork or potato masher. Stir in half of the bread crumbs, the carrot, onion, egg, half of the parsley, 1 tablespoon olive oil, and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Combine remaining bread crumbs and parsley in a shallow dish.
  2. Shape bean mixture into 4 patties (mixture will be soft). Dip both sides of patties into bread crumb mixture to coat.
  3. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add patties. Cook for 4 minutes per side or until well browned.
  4. Arrange spinach and patties on bread slices. Top with Easy Tomato Sauce. Makes 4 servings.
Easy Tomato Sauce
Ingredients
1
14 1/2 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained
2
tablespoons snipped fresh basil
 
Salt
 
Ground black pepper
Directions
  1. Place tomatoes in a blender or food processor. Cover and blend or process to desired consistency. Pour into a bowl and stir in snipped fresh basil. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Nutrition Facts (White Bean Burgers with Spinach)
    Per serving:
  • 353 kcal cal.,
  • 13 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 8 g monounsatured fat),
  • 53 mg chol.,
  • 873 mg sodium,
  • 48 g carb.,
  • 9 g fiber,
  • 5 g sugar,
  • 15 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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