Manitoba Kidney and Black Bean sliders


1\2 red onion diced fine
2 cups of cooked black beans
1.5 cups of cooked kidney beans
2 slices of fresh multigrain bread diced small
2 cloves of minced garlic
1 Tbsp toasted onion flakes
1 tsp coarse sea salt
1 tsp ground toasted cumin
1 tsp ground chili powder
1\2 tsp ground black pepper
1 tsp lime juice


Lightly sauté onions and garlic on medium heat until slightly tender then cool for 5 minutes. In a large bowl mash beans by hand with all other ingredients including onions and garlic. Mash until a paste with chunks of bean is mixed. Scoop into 2oz patties and form by hand or a mini burger press. Let cool in refrigerator for 1 hr. Cook either on a BBQ or pan fry with 1Tbsp of canola oil.

Recipe yield 15-2oz patties for sliders
5-6oz patties for burgers

Serve with Potato Buns.

Recipe courtesy of Culinary Team Manitoba.