Here are the bean recipes from Happy News Now! 10/30/15
Roasted Chickpea Snacks
Soak a 1 lb package of dry chickpeas overnight. Next day drain, rinse and pat dry. Toss with seasonings such as cayenne pepper, paprika, garlic and salt. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes or until shrunken and crisp. Let air dry a few hours.
Black Bean Cakes
3 tablespoons olive oil
5 large eggs
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup panko, divided
1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Cook green onions about 1 minute. Stir in garlic, and cumin; cook about 30 seconds. Transfer contents of skillet to a large bowl. Stir in black beans, and mash with a fork. Season with salt and cayenne pepper to taste. Mix in egg, cilantro and bread crumbs. Divide into 8 patties. Set oven to broil. Lightly grease baking sheet with 1 tablespoon oil. Place bean patties on baking sheet, and broil 8 to 10 minutes. Turn cakes over, and broil until crispy, about 3 minutes more.
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