Red Bean Croquettes

Published: 04th February 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th February 2015 03:44 AM   |  A+A-

This dish is packed with protein and rich in amino acids. Balance it with an accompanying brown rice or millet pilaf.

(Serves 4)

Ingredients:

■  1 ½ cups cooked red kidney beans, mashed

■  ½ cup pressure cooked brown rice

■  1 small onion, chopped

■  2 tsp parsley

■  1 tbsp olive oil

■  Sea salt or rock salt and pepper to taste

Red-bean.jpgMethod:

■ Saute onions in 1 tbsp of olive oil. In a mixer, combine beans, brown rice, parsley, salt and pepper and sauteed onions. 

■ Blend well, by pulsing the mixer and do not blend entirely, as this adds some character to the croquettes. Shape into croquettes.

■ Pan fry by smearing a little oil (preferably a high heat oil like Canola or Olive) on either side.

(Recipe courtesy Shonali Sabherwal, macrobiotic nutritionist, chef, instructor and author of the books The Love Diet and The Beauty Diet)

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