i am not a vegetarian...
...but I could be. You see, I have this thing about meat. It kind of grosses me out in an "eww...dead animal" sort of way. I can eat it, but I can't think about it. These days, I'm only eating white meat. And then there's the cooking. This can be a challenge, because raw is even worse. I won't touch it.
Which is why I've been wanting to try out Martha Stewart's Black Bean Burger recipe for some time. Yesterday, I did. They were soooo good! If you like veggie burgers at all, you should try these. They taste wonderful and were much cheaper than the kind you buy (as in, around $2 for 15 burgers!)
I pretty much followed the recipe, except for a few things: I omitted the hot sauce, but added extra ketchup (it seemed a little dry to me). Also, after I made all of the patties, I popped them into the freezer for a while. Then I grilled them, rather frying them.
There were mixed reviews from the kids here (always!), but the adults all loved these burgers. Definitely a keeper. I might even make up a bunch to keep on hand!
By Mollie Johanson at Saturday, June 06, 2009