Brown Rice and Pinto Bean Patties

I believe that you can never have enough finger food recipes in your back pocket. Especially those ones that conveniently use up leftovers.

This recipe uses leftover pressure cooked rice and beans, so the texture is soft and the beans and rice are already cohesive. A shortcut to making a patty that holds together without egg. Yay!IMG_20121217_151310

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Lentil and Rice Balls

Children love to eat things that they can pick up and eat easily. This mixture of red lentils and rice can be made into balls or patties and either fried or baked. I usually bake them when I don’t have the time to stand over the stove, but frying gives them a nice¬†crispiness and a bit more flavor. Continue reading