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Italian Bean Patties

Italian Bean Patties

55 Ratings
55 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 8 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Combine your favorite beans with herbs and spices to make a delicious patty for dinner tonight!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups beans, low-sodium (canned or cooked)
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup bread crumbs (dry, or cracker crumbs)
  • 1/8 cup cornmeal (or all purpose flour)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Directions

1. In a large bowl, mash beans. Add egg and spices and stir to mix evenly.
2. Stir in bread crumbs. If mixture seems too wet add more breadcrumbs, 1 Tablespoon at a time until mixture resembles meatloaf.
3. Shape into little sausages or patties. Roll in cornmeal or flour.
4. Fry slowly in vegetable oil over medium heat until crusty and golden brown.
 

Notes

  • Serve in place of hamburgers and add toppings.
  • Serve in place of breakfast sausage.
Source:

Montana State University Extension Service, Montana Extension Nutrition Education Program
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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (175g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 140
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 23 mg
Sodium 168 mg
Carbohydrates 19 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 5 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 50 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 181 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 140
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.3 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 4 mg
Cholesterol 23 mg
Carbohydrates 19 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 5 g
Minerals
Calcium 50 mg
Potassium 181 mg
Sodium 168 mg
Copper 129 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 25 mg
Phosphorus 87 mg
Selenium 6 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 11 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mcg
Vitamin C 1 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 8 mcg
Folate 53 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 31 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1/4 cups
Grains 1 ounces
Protein Foods 1 ounces

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You may want to add 1/4 cup of water or bean liquid to the mixture for more moisture. The crunchy crust is awesome. Fry three minutes on each side (don't flip them early). These were also good reheated in the microwave, very soft and meat-like. I added some pasta sauce and a little shredded cheese on top. I tested these at home as a possible SNAP-Ed recipe.
07/08/15
I'm a SNAP consumer. This recipe is staple fare in my house. I just use more oil frying the patties. I also add scallions/green onions, & thawed frozen chopped spinach. Delectable!!!
08/17/12
Patties were very dry. I even added an extra egg. Used dried beans I had soaked and cooked. Canned beans might be better? Also used black beans, might suggest great nothern.
12/08/09
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