Beany Burgers

         Yield: 8 Servings
Categories: Vegetarian

1 cn 1-lb kidney beans; rinsed And drained 2 c Cooked brown rice 1 tb Ketchup 1/2 ts Garlic powder 1 ts Dried oregano 1/8 ts Ground sage 1/4 c Very finely chopped onions 3 tb Dried bread crumbs; or Germ In a large bowl, combine beans, rice, ketchup and spices. Mash with a fork potato masher until beans are well mashed. (Rice will be lumpy.) Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Divide mixture evenly and form into 8 burgers, 1/2 to 3/4-inch thick. Wet your hands slightly to avoid sticking. Lightly oil a nonstick griddle or skillet, or spray with a nonstick cooking spray. Preheat over medium heat. Place burgers on griddle and cook until browned on both sides, about 15 minutes. Turn burgers several times while cooking.