Cowboy Bean Fritters

By: Mr. Food
By: Mr. Food

Cowboy Bean Fritters

Who knew that egg whites, black beans and salsa would go together so well? Fry up a batch of our Cowboy Bean Fritters and round up the gang -- it's feeding time!

Serves: 20, 3 per serving

Cooking Time: 20 min

What You'll Need:
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
4 egg whites, lightly beaten
1 cup salsa
2 (16-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
1 tablespoon canola or vegetable oil, plus extra if needed
What To Do:
1.In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Add egg whites and salsa; mix well, then stir in black beans.
2.In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat 1 tablespoon oil. Pour 1 teaspoon batter per fritter into skillet, cooking several fritters at one time, but not overcrowding them. Cook 1 minute, then turn fritters and slightly flatten with a spatula; cook 1 to 2 additional minutes, or until browned on both sides. Repeat with remaining batter, adding more oil as needed.
3.Remove to a paper towel-lined platter; serve immediately.
Nutritional Information
Exchanges/Food Choices, 1-1/2 Starch

Calories 115, Calories from Fat 10, Total Fat 1.0g, Saturated Fat 0.1g, Trans Fat 0.0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 350mg, Potassium 210mg, Total Carbohydrate 20g, Dietary Fiber 5g, Sugars 2g, Protein 6g, Phosphorus 90 mg

•Add some extra excitement when serving by putting out bowls of salsa and reduced-fat sour cream for dipping.

•This recipe is featured in our brand new diabetic-friendly cookbook HELLO TASTE, GOODBYE GUILT! You can purchase the new book here!



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