Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Little Love Cakes


Little Love Cakes

2 cans black beans

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons onion, minced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup masa harina

1/2 cup salsa

1/4 cup slivered red onion


1. Rinse and drain black beans.


2. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a small saute pan. Add onion, garlic, cumin, and salt until onions are translucent.

3. Place drained beans and onion mixture in a bowl and mash until well combined.

4. Gradually add masa harina, allowing mixture to absorb it before adding more. Test dough by rolling it in the palm of your hand. Keep adding dough doesn't stick to your hand. Form into the shape of a ball.

5. Divide dough into 16 small balls and flatten into cakes. Pan-fry in oil until lightly browned on each side.

6. Garnish with salsa and slivered red onions. Serves 8.

3 comments:

Lavender Dreamer said...

I've never tried a recipe like this but I know we love all the ingredients...so I better try it!

Storybook Woods said...

Angie would love this, I wil have to make them. LOve the name. Clarice

dallena said...

Awesome....wish I hadn't already started tortilla soup for lunch. This is happening in the next 24 hours! Yum, thank you for sharing!

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