Recipes and Cooking Black Bean Cakes with Salsa 4.3 (27) This quick and easy meatless main dish recipe gets its bite when topped with slices of jalapeño pepper and salsa. Black beans combine with corn muffin mix to make the patties. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on April 1, 2009 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 8 cakes Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ½ cup prepared salsa 1 jalapeño pepper 2 15 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 8 ounce corn muffin mix 2 ½ teaspoon chili powder 2 tablespoon olive oil ½ cup sour cream ½ teaspoon chili powder Directions In colander, drain 1/2 cup of the salsa. Seed and finely chop half of the jalapeño; thinly slice remaining half. In large bowl mash beans with vegetable masher or fork. Stir in muffin mix, drained salsa, 2-1/2 teaspoons chili powder, and chopped jalapeño. In 12-inch skillet heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add four 1/2-cup mounds of bean mixture to skillet. Flatten mounds with spatula to 3-1/2-inch-round cakes. Cook for 3 minutes on each side until browned. Remove from skillet. Repeat with remaining oil and bean mixture. In bowl combine sour cream and 1/2 teaspoon chili powder. Top cakes with remaining salsa, sliced jalapeño, and seasoned sour cream. Makes 4 (2-cake) servings. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 519 Calories 19g Fat 79g Carbs 20g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 519 % Daily Value * Total Fat 19g 24% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 11mg 4% Sodium 1553mg 68% Total Carbohydrate 79g 29% Total Sugars 3g Protein 20g Vitamin C 4.7mg 24% Calcium 131.3mg 10% Iron 4.3mg 24% Potassium 800mg 17% Folate, total 12.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.3mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.