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Southwest Black Bean And Corn Mini Burgers

Deliciouseats_southwestburger_sporkBy Jenny Engel and Heather Goldberg for V-Lish
*with a Smoky Paprika Cashew Cheese (Optional)
1 tablespoon neutral tasting high-heat oil, plus 2 tablespoons
1⁄2 large onion, finely diced
2 cloves garlic, finely diced
1⁄2 cup corn, fresh or frozen
1⁄2 large red or orange bell pepper, finely chopped
Dash sea salt, plus 1⁄2 teaspoon
1⁄4 teaspoon finely ground black pepper
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed
1⁄4 teaspoon chipotle powder
1 tablespoon vegan Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons agave nectar
3⁄4 cup rolled oats
1 cup bread crumbs or 2 slices spelt bread
Whole grain mini burger buns
Ketchup, mustard, pickle relish, tomato and lettuce (optional)
*Cashew Cheese Ingredients  (gluten-free)
3⁄4 cup cashews
1⁄2 teaspoon garlic powder
1⁄2 teaspoon sea salt
2 teaspoons agave nectar
1⁄2 teaspoon smoked paprika
2 tablespoons neutral tasting oil
1⁄4 cup unsweetened almond or soymilk
1-2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3 sprigs fresh thyme, stemmed and finely chopped
For the cashew cheese: In a large food processor or high-powered blender, pulse cashews, garlic powder, sea salt, agave, paprika, oil, almond or soymilk and lemon juice. Blend until smooth and uniform, scraping down sides of machine as needed. Fold in thyme once mixture is creamy.  Click here for more
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