Diets

Black Bean and Edamame Sliders

Here’s the veg answer to Sloppy Joes—edamame lightens up a black bean mixture to keep these sliders from tasting too dense.

Here’s the veg answer to Sloppy Joes—edamame lightens up a black bean mixture to keep these sliders from tasting too dense.

Servings
12

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen shelled edamame
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked black beans, or 1 15-oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 chipotle chile in adobo sauce, drained and minced
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped cilantro
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 Tbs. prepared fat-free barbecue sauce, divided
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 12 small whole-wheat dinner rolls, split like buns
  • 4 oz. reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese, cut into 12 slices

Preparation

1. Bring small pot of water to a boil. Add edamame, and cook 10 minutes. Drain.

2. Process garlic in food processor until minced. Add edamame, black beans, chipotle chile, cilantro, 1 Tbs. barbecue sauce, cumin, and salt. Process until mixture forms coarse paste.

3. Heat oil in saucepan over medium-low heat. Add edamame mixture, and heat until hot, stirring occasionally.

4. Spoon 1 Tbs. barbecue sauce onto each bottom bun. Top with bean mixture, cheese, and top buns.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 329
  • Carbohydrate Content 51 g
  • Cholesterol Content 14 mg
  • Fat Content 9 g
  • Fiber Content 11 g
  • Protein Content 16 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 3 g
  • Sodium Content 815 mg
  • Sugar Content 12 g