It's like a burrito, bite sized! 


  • 1 can black beans
  • 2 slices whole wheat bread
  • ¼ cup whole kernel corn
  • ¼ cup cilantro, loosely packed
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ large red onion


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Drain excess liquid from the black beans and pour them into a medium-sized bowl. Mash the black beans using a fork.
  • Tear the bread into small pieces. Add bread crumbs, corn, chopped cilantro, salt, and diced red onion to the bean mash. Mix well.
  • Using a melon baller or teaspoon, spoon out the mixture onto a pan covered with parchment paper. Bake for 25 minutes or until thoroughly cooked through. Serve with a side of salsa.

Ready in about 45 minutes
Makes Makes about 18 balls

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