- ½ c almonds, finely chopped
- 1 t coriander, ground
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- ½ c Onion
- 1 c fennel or celery
- ¾ c cilantro
- 1½ c black beans, cooked or canned
- 1 c bread crumbs
- ½ red bell pepper, seeded and minced
- 2 T toasted wheat germ or untoasted rolled oats
- ¼ t cloves, ground
- ½ t salt
- black pepper
- 1½ t olive oil
Food process garlic, Onion, fennel/celery, and cilantro until finely chopped, add beans, and pulse repeatedly until chopped but not liquidized. Transfer to bowl and mix in almond mixture, bread crumbs, bell pepper, wheat germ, and spices. Taste and adjust seasonings.
Shape into six patties with floured hands, adding more bread crumbs if necessary.
Fry in 1½ T oil over medium-high heat until crust forms, about 3 minutes per side.