Ingredients

  • 1 x 400g tin of cannellini beans, drained
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Sesame seeds, to coat
  • 50ml vegetable oil, for frying
  • Pitta bread, toasted, to serve
  • Lettuce leaves, washed, to serve
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced, to serve

Method

  1. 1

    Mash the cannellini beans in a bowl with a fork. Mix in the cumin, coriander and garlic. Season, then shape into 12 balls.

  2. 2

    Dip each ball first into the beaten egg, then into the sesame seeds to coat.

  3. 3

    Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan. Fry the patties for 2-3 minutes on each side until crispy and golden.

  4. 4

    Serve in toasted pitta breads with lettuce and sliced tomato for a yummy lunch.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 1243kj 297kcal 15%
  • Fat 19.8g 28%
  • Saturates 2.7g 14%
  • Sugars 2.5g 3%
  • Salt 0.1g 2%

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