Lunchbreak: Black bean and brown rice burger from Sandwich Me In

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Sandwich Me In
3037 N. Clark St
(773) 349-3037

Black Bean and Brown Rice Burger

2 cups of brown rice
4 cups of water
2 Tablespoons oil

Combine, bring to boil, simmer for 30 minutes with lid. Let cool and puree

1/8 cup of herb oil (add to rice while puree)

2 cups of roasted red peppers
Sear over flame and place in covered container for ten minutes, peel skin and remove guts, set aside

1 cup of red onion
2 cups of carrot
6 cloves of garlic

Dice and sauté. Mince in food processor with red peppers.

1 QT of black beans, soaked overnight
1 cup of bay leaves
1 teaspoon of peppercorns

Place in metal sachet. Simmer in 2 QT water until soft. Blend 1/2.

1 teaspoon of celery seed
2 teaspoons of basil flakes
3 teaspoons of salt
1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
1/4 cup of bread crumbs

Combine all ingredients above and fold together

To Make:
Scoop 3 oz in hot cast iron skillet with a Tablespoon of oil. Form patty, sear both sides, place on roll with whole grain mustard, lettuce and tomato.

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