Black Bean Croquettes with Fresh Salsa

January/February 2008

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Staples like canned black beans and frozen corn transform into spicy croquettes in mere minutes. Serve with warm corn tortillas, coleslaw and lime wedges.

"This recipe is delicious. i made it two days ago, followed the directions to a t, and didn't have a problem with moistness or shape retention. It could have had a bit more flavor, but over all it was amazing. I'm actually making it again...
Black Bean Croquettes with Fresh Salsa

62 Reviews for Black Bean Croquettes with Fresh Salsa


The salsa was delicious!!! Very fresh and tasty. The croquettes were bland. I added more chile powder than called for but apparently not enough. DH and I put it all in a flour tortilla and it was edible but I won't be making again. (except the salsa!)


Loved these! I didn't have to cans of black beans so I used one black and one can of white beans. My family loved the flavor combinations and they tasted so healthy and satisfying. I will definitely make these again.


these were only average in my opinion. i did find them dry, but i think that was because they were over cooked. i also didnt find them spicy at all. i will make them again and add much more chili powder and maybe a chopped chili into the bean mix. i did like that they were so cheap and easy to make, a real store cupboard meal, and they did come out nice and crispy and kept the round shape. i will make them again, but with a few changes.


We really enjoyed these and they also froze well. We like spicy foods so next time I plan on adding a jalapeno to the recipe or using chipolte chili powder. I didn't have enough of the breadcrumb mixture but that was an easy fix. Will make these again!


I thought these were great.... no problems..... Although the fiber and protein are high, I still substituted 1/4 C TVP(textured vegetable protein)and then used the 1/3C breadcrumbs........... My husband really liked them and (thanks to fiber,etc.) was not hungry later, and would like to have them in future. Yea !


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