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If meat is breaking your budget, here is a great recipe for Black Bean Burgers. Slightly mash a 15 Oz can undrained black beans in a medium bowl with a potato masher. Stir in a 4.5 oz. can of chopped green chiles, 1 cup breadcrumbs, I used left over bread I keep in the freezer, 1 egg and 1 tsp of ground cumin and 1 tsp. chili powder. Mix all together and shape into 5 - 1/2 inch patties. Dredge your patties in cornmeal. Pan fry in a little hot oil, turning once, for 10 minutes, or until heated through. Serve on buns with the fixings your family likes. Myself, I like thinly sliced sweet onion, salsa, and lettuce.
Source: This a recipe I found in the November 1, 2005 Womans Day. This has been a keeper and is filed in my three ring notebook of magazine recipes my family likes.
By Bobbie from Rockwall
Brown beef in skillet and drain off fat. Add beans, remaining juice, and tomato soup and bring to a boil. Fold biscuits around a cube of cheese and drop in boiling stew around the edge of the skillet. Cover and simmer 15 minutes.
By Robin from Washington, IA