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Recipe of the MonthBean Cakes

04/02/2019 @ 9:25 am

2 c beans, black or pinto (dry stock or canned)

1 small onion chopped  

1 carrot chopped

c peppers diced – any type

1 egg                   

½ t sea salt         

½ t black pepper

⅓ to ½ c unbleached flour

¼ c canola oil or bacon grease

Garnish: fresh herbs, tabasco, sour cream


In blender or food processor mix beans, onion, carrot, peppers and egg to a pulp. Transfer to mixing bowl, add salt and pepper.  Add enough flour to be able to form patties.  Add oil to a skillet over medium-high heat and ladle formed patties into oil.  Fry until golden brown.  Remove and garnish as desired.


Recipe reprinted with permission from member, Mike O’Brien of Summit, IL found in our 2018 Cookfresh Recipe Collection Brochure, available online at


To receive a copy of the soon-to-be-released 2019 Cookfresh Recipe Brochure, email [email protected] or call 708-354-3276.

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