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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.



READER'S COMMENT:
"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 Recipe

59 Reviews for Black Bean Croquettes with Fresh Salsa

04/04/2014
Surprisingly Good

This is a delicious alternative if you just want a meat break. it is very healthy and the flavor was great. I didn't adjust anything other than the fact I didn't add the extra salt. WIth cayenne pepper and bread crumbs that was enough salt for me.

healthy,tasty, easy to make
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01/27/2014
Anonymous
Excellent and Easy

I love black beans and saved this recipe, but never got around to making it. I wish I hadn't waited so long. It is excellent and easy to make. I make my own gluten free bread crumbs so they are slightly larger than the store bought kind, which added more crunchiness. I have already passed this recipe on to others.

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06/17/2013
Anonymous
Adding this to the weekly rotation

This was absolutely delicious. I adjusted the recipe a bit. I put the beans, 1 clove garlic and a small onion in the food processor to mash it all up. Instead of breadcrumbs I used rolled oats. I stuck with the recommended seasoning and skipped the oil. They didn't come out as dense as the picture, but that was expected since I replaced the breadcrumbs with oats. I cooked them as advised and they were delicious. This will be a weekly meal going forward.

Quick, inexpensive and tasty
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06/08/2013
Filling and Flavorful

Very tasty, quick and fairly cheap to make. I ended up having to add extra bread crumbs to the mix in order to keep them from spreading out once on a cookie sheet. I served with some lime/cilantro rice and fresh guacamole. Got rave reviews and will definitely be making these again.

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02/16/2013
Anonymous

I made this for my husbands birthday dinner and the family loved them. I did add the juice and zest of a lime, did not use the oil in any part of the recipe, and they were perfect. I am going to make them and try them as a burger in a bun!
I bought fresh salsa from the market and added chopped avocado . This is a wonderful combination of textures and flavours.

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