Cover rinsed beans with water. Add a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer on low for 15-20min until beans are soft.
While beans are simmering dice your onion, green onion, green peppers, celery stalk, green Chili's and cilantro.
Drain cooked beans. Discard liquid. Place in a deep colander. Mash the beans.
To the mashed beans add oats, salt, basil, cottage cheese, cayenne pepper and cinnamon powder. Mix thoroughly.
Add the diced vegetables and mix thoroughly.
Make a small well and add egg whites. Mix thoroughly.
Spray a loaf pan with cooking oil. Spoon mixture into pan. Flatten the top with the back of a spoon.
Cook 45min @ 350f until the top forms a crust. Remove and let sit for 15min before slicing.
Let rest for 10min. Slide knife around edges. Slice and serve.
Black bean vegetarian meatloaf. Enjoy!
- 2.0 Cans black beans drained and rinsed
- 1.0 Small onion diced
- 2.0 Celery stalks diced
- 1.0 Green onion diced
- 3.0 Green peppers diced
- 3.0 Green chilli diced
- 0.0c Cilantro finely chopped
- 1.0c Quick oats
- 0.0c Low fat cottage cheese
- 0.0c Each of cinnamon, cayenne pepper,dried basil
- 1.0Tbsp Kosher salt
- 0.0c Egg white