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    Recipe by Anna Montali

    Assisted by Nomvuselelo Mncube

    Photographs by Graeme Wyllie

    Bean burgers with hummus and cucumber

    Serves: 6
    Cooking Time: 30 mins



    • 2 x 410g tins mixed beans, drained
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
    • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
    • 60ml (¼ cup) breadcrumbs
    • 100g butternut, boiled
    • and coarsely chopped
    • 50g feta, crumbled
    • olive oil, for frying
    • 6 rolls, sliced
    • 30ml (2 tbsp) hummus
    • 1 tomato, sliced
    • cucumber, sliced, to serve



    For the patties, place the beans in a large mixing bowl, season and blitz with an electric hand blender until smooth. Mix in the rest of the ingredients and form into 6 patties.


    Heat a little oil in a pan and fry the burgers until cooked and golden, about 10 minutes on each side.


    Spread the inside of the rolls with the hummus. Top with a warm patty and a few slices of tomato and cucumber. Serve immediately.

    Imka Webb

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