These vegetable and bean cakes make a delicious meatless burger when served on a bun with your favorite toppers.
1. Place carrots, red pepper, and corn in a microwave-safe bowl and add 1 Tbs. water. Cover with wax paper and microwave on High for 2 minutes or until tender. Drain and set aside.
2. Place beans and rice in a bowl and mash with a fork. Stir in cooked veggies and egg yolk. With wet hands, shape well-rounded tablespoons of mixture into balls, then roll in bread crumbs to coat. Flatten into patties.
3. Heat oil in a skillet on medium. Cook patties for 2 to 3 minutes per side. Serve in buns with lettuce, tomato, and a dip made of stirred yogurt and honey mustard.
1. In a 10-inch skillet cook onion in olive oil until tender (4 minutes). Stir in uncooked brown rice; stir for 1 minute. Add chicken broth, thyme, and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 40 minutes. Stir in black beans. Heat through. Makes 2 cups.