These sliders are perfect for little hands! Adding black beans to the patties is easy and pumps up the protein to keep the whole family fuller longer. Then, skip the greasy fries and turn zucchini into a healthier version to pair with your mini burgers! Coating them in breadcrumbs and baking gives them a crispy texture perfect for dipping into your favorite fry dip.

Beef & Black Bean Sliders
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Servings 4 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
Servings 4 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
These sliders are perfect for little hands! Adding black beans to the patties is easy and pumps up the protein to keep the whole family fuller longer. Then, skip the greasy fries and turn zucchini into a healthier version to pair with your mini burgers! Coating them in breadcrumbs and baking gives them a crispy texture perfect for dipping into your favorite fry dip.

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Did you know that the humble zucchini contains ample amounts of vitamin C and antioxidants for supporting the immune system? Take advantage of this versatile summer squash!
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Did you know that the humble zucchini contains ample amounts of vitamin C and antioxidants for supporting the immune system? Take advantage of this versatile summer squash!
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Beef & Black Bean Sliders
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/4 small sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 whole wheat slider buns
  • 4 slices lowfat Cheddar cheese, cut in half
Baked Zucchini Fries
Ingredients
  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
Directions
Beef & Black Bean Sliders
  1. Mash black beans in medium bowl. Add beef, onion, garlic, breadcrumbs, Worcestershire, salt and pepper. Combine well and form into 8 mini patties.
  2. Heat skillet over medium heat. Spray with nonstick cooking spray, add patties and cook 3-4 minutes per side, or until desired doneness is reached. Top with cheese and let melt.
  3. Top buns with burgers, lettuce and tomato.
Baked Zucchini Fries
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Spray foil-lined baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Cut zucchini in half, then slice into thin sticks to resemble fries.
  3. Place eggs in small pan. Mix breadcrumbs, cheese, Italian seasoning, garlic powder and salt on plate.
  4. In batches, dip zucchini in egg, then breadcrumb mixture, making sure to coat well.
  5. Place on prepared baking sheet and bake 20-25 minutes, or until golden and crispy.
Nutritional Value
Calories 418 Fat 21g Protein 27g Carbohydrates 26g Fiber 3g Sodium 467mg Cholesterol 79mg Sugars 3mg Calcium 260mg Iron 4mg
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Servings 4 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
Servings 4 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
These sliders are perfect for little hands! Adding black beans to the patties is easy and pumps up the protein to keep the whole family fuller longer. Then, skip the greasy fries and turn zucchini into a healthier version to pair with your mini burgers! Coating them in breadcrumbs and baking gives them a crispy texture perfect for dipping into your favorite fry dip.

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Did you know that the humble zucchini contains ample amounts of vitamin C and antioxidants for supporting the immune system? Take advantage of this versatile summer squash!
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Did you know that the humble zucchini contains ample amounts of vitamin C and antioxidants for supporting the immune system? Take advantage of this versatile summer squash!
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Beef & Black Bean Sliders
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/4 small sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 whole wheat slider buns
  • 4 slices lowfat Cheddar cheese, cut in half
Baked Zucchini Fries
Ingredients
  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
Directions
Beef & Black Bean Sliders
  1. Mash black beans in medium bowl. Add beef, onion, garlic, breadcrumbs, Worcestershire, salt and pepper. Combine well and form into 8 mini patties.
  2. Heat skillet over medium heat. Spray with nonstick cooking spray, add patties and cook 3-4 minutes per side, or until desired doneness is reached. Top with cheese and let melt.
  3. Top buns with burgers, lettuce and tomato.
Baked Zucchini Fries
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Spray foil-lined baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Cut zucchini in half, then slice into thin sticks to resemble fries.
  3. Place eggs in small pan. Mix breadcrumbs, cheese, Italian seasoning, garlic powder and salt on plate.
  4. In batches, dip zucchini in egg, then breadcrumb mixture, making sure to coat well.
  5. Place on prepared baking sheet and bake 20-25 minutes, or until golden and crispy.
Nutritional Value
Calories 418 Fat 21g Protein 27g Carbohydrates 26g Fiber 3g Sodium 467mg Cholesterol 79mg Sugars 3mg Calcium 260mg Iron 4mg

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