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Bean Patty

Bean Patties

Lunch/Supper for Ages 3-5

Total Time

25 minutes

Serving Size

1 patty



meat solo


Meat/Meat Alternate


  • 1 (15 oz.) can of beans (black, navy or pinto), drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 7 whole wheat hamburger buns
  • 7 (1 oz) slices of cheese
  • Lettuce and tomato to top


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Place beans, chunky salsa, brown rice and salt into a food processor or blender. Pulse until mixture is combined.
  3. Scoop 1/4 cup of bean mixture and form into a patty, placing it on a greased baking sheet and flattening to about 1/4" thick. Repeat with the rest of the mixture.
  4. Bake for 8-10 minutes, then flip the patties and bake for another 8-10 minutes.
  5. Serve on a burger bun with a slice of cheese, lettuce and tomato.

One patty with cheese on a bun provides 1 1/2 oz meat/meat alternate and 1 oz eq grains.

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