Meat and Bean Patties
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Serves: 7
Great Southwestern style appetizer for teenagers and buffets.
  • ½ pound (8 ounces) lean ground beef
  • 1 cup Refried Beans (8¼ ounce can)
  • 2 tablespoons Taco Sauce
  • Guacamole (optional)
  • Cherry tomatoes (optional)
  1. Thoroughly mix together meat, refried beans and taco sauce
  2. Chill in refrigerator for 30 minutes
  3. Shape mixture into 15 patties about 1½ inches in diameter
  4. In a skillet on the stove fry them about 4 minutes on each side (until brown)
  5. Drain on paper towel
  6. Top with a tablespoon of guacamole (optional)
  7. Top guacamole with a cherry tomato (optional)
  8. Place on platter
I recommend doubling this recipe. Teenage boys scarf these down!!