Black Bean Fritters
2 cans black Beans, drained
1/2 to 1 cup green onion chopped fine
2-4 cloves garlic minced fine
3 tablespoon cilantro chopped fine
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon rosemary
1/4 salt (optional)
1 cup brown rice cooked
1/2 cup corn meal
olive oil or vegetable oil for frying
Mash or puree 1 can black beans and add second can to mashed beans. Add next 8 ingredients (up to pepper) to mixture and mix through. Add brown rice and mix well, then add corn meal and mix well.
Heat oil in pan over med-high heat. Take enough of the mixture out to form a large meatball and repeat until all the mixture is gone. Add them to the oil one at a time and fry until all side are crisp. Drain on a paper towel.
These can be put into pitas with lettuce, shredded carrots, cucumbers, etc and topped with salsa, or a tofu sour cream.