Meat, not your thing? Do you like black beans? This black bean cake recipe is a deep-fried crispy and crusty, but oh-so-tender appetizer that can not be beat.

Simple to put together, these black bean cakes are super flavorful and gluten-free, also. It’s a duo that can’t disappear—not forgetting a sidekick of mango salsa, rescuing my day. Save your day with this recipe.


  • Deep frying pan
  • 2 Bowls
  • Strainer

Black bean Cake Ingredients:

  • A can of black beans
  • One egg white
  • 3/4 cup cilantro
  • 2/4 red onion, chopped
  • 1 1/4 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/4 tablespoon ground all-spice
  • Pinch cayenne
  • 3 1/2 cup gluten-free bread crumbs
  • Frying oil

Mango Salsa Ingredietns:

  • 3 cups diced mango
  • 1 1/2 seeded and minced serrano chiles (optional)
  • 1/2 cup diced red pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced cilantro
  • Three tablespoons lime juice
  • One tablespoon minced garlic


  1. Strain and rinse out of the black beans. Once done, place the beans in a large bowl and mash until they stick together. Combine with the egg white, cilantro, onion, garlic, cumin, allspice, cayenne, and 1/2 cup gluten-free bread crumbs. Mix until well blended.
  2. Shape the mixture 1/2-inch/ 1-inch -thick patties and evenly coat them with the bread crumbs. Refrigerate for 10 minutes to keep their shape.
  3. Combine the salsa ingredients in a large bowl. Toss well to combine, then set aside.
  4. Heat the oil in a saute pan over medium-high heat. Add the bean cakes and fry until golden brown on both sides.
  5. Serve 2 – 3 cakes warm with 3 oz salsa, lime wedges, and cilantro. Done!!!
Blackbean Cakes

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