Make healthy vegetarian sliders with an Asian flair. This dish contains traditional Asian ingredients with healthy black beans and pita quarters to make a low cal healthy slider option that pleases the whole family.
Course: Main Course
Keyword: asian, slider, vegetarian
2 baking sheets
1cupBlack Beanswith some juice
1/2Bell pepperAny Color, Diced
3ClovesGarlicPeeled and Crushed
1TbspRed Chili Paste
1/2cupRiceCooked or Instant
2tbspBread Crumbs or FlourAs needed to bind
3Whole Wheat Pitas
3leavesRomaine Lettucethinly shreaded
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Mix black beans and instant rice (or cooked rice) in a mixing bowl
Dice onion and bell pepper, add to food processor with garlic and sesame oil, blend until a chunky paste
Mix with bean rice mixture. Add cumin, ginger, cabbage and sesame seeds. Mix more
Add egg, mix. Add small amounts of bread crumbs or flour until mixture is thick enough to form patties. Form patties on baking sheets.
Cook at 400 degrees for 7-10 minutes per side, until firm like a burger
When you flip patties, add pitas to oven to heat for 3-4 minutes. Pull out and cut into 1/4 wedges for slider buns.
While baking, cut lettuce and tomato for sandwich toppers
Make mayo and wasabi sauce by either mixing them, or putting side by side so people can mix their own.
Serve on pita wedges. Diners can build own toppings and sauce.
Depending on taste, some diners may want pickles, siracha, mustard or sprouts to top the slider.