Sunday, September 4, 2011

Follower Sunday: Thank You Readership! London RD Shares Her Heart & Brings a Jalapeno Black Bean Burger to “From A Dietitian’s Perspective”

Renee Rogers

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About Renee

Renee Rogers, RD, LDN. I am a registered and licensed dietitian passionate about nutrition, health, but most of all happiness.  I believe that what you put into your body affects how you feel, look, and go about your daily routines.  Improving your eating habits will improve your overall quality of life.  Therefore, I am devoted to teaching proper nutrition and educating on healthy habits, so people can go out and live the happy, healthy life they deserve. www.reneerogers.com

© Copyright 2011. All rights reserved. Recipe Developed and Reprinted with Permission of Renee Rogers.

Yield: Makes 3medium-sized patties

Jalapeño Black Bean Burger

These easy to make burgers require few ingredients and are so delicious.

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Ingredients:

1) 1/4 cup dry rolled oats

2) 1/4 cup sliced almonds

3) 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained (about 1.5 cups)

4) 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

5) 2 carrots, peeled and grated

6) 1 jalapeño, seeded and minced

7) 2 tablespoons diced white onion

8) Dash of hot sauce (optional)

9) Sea salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:

1) Preheat oven to 350°F.

2) In a food processor, pulse raw oats and almonds until finely chopped. In a medium sized bowl, mash the black beans with a fork until thick and pasty. Stir in oat and almond mixture, grated carrots, jalapeño, onion, hot sauce, salt, and pepper. Form into 3 patties. Place patties on a baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes, flipping once.

Recipe Note: To grill: simply cut the baking time in half and grill for 8-10 minutes.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrition facts per serving (1 patty): 246 calories, 9 g total fat, 1 g saturated fat, 69 mg sodium, 32 g total carbohydrates, 8 g fiber, 11 g protein

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