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Spicy Bean Patties
Thumbnil Spicy Bean Patties

Spicy Bean Patties

Looking for a vegetarian entrée that will please the whole family? This recipe fits the bill.

Prep Time: 15
Total Time: 25
Servings 6


  • 2 cups Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal
  • 1 can (15.5 oz.) pinto beans
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onions
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped, sweet red bell pepper
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped, seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 3/4 cup medium picante sauce


1. Crush 1/2 cup of the KELLOGG'S RICE KRISPIES cereal into fine crumbs. Set aside.

2. Drain beans, reserving liquid. Place beans, 1/4 cup bean liquid and remaining cereal in large mixing bowl. Coarsely mash with potato masher or pastry blender. Stir in onion, red pepper, jalapeno, cilantro, garlic salt and cumin. Using 1/3 cup measure, portion mixture and shape into 6 patties. Coat with crushed cereal.

3. Heat large nonstick frypan over medium heat or electric frypan at 325° F. Coat with cooking spray. Place patties in hot skillet and cook 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown and hot. Serve hot with picante sauce.