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Great Northern Bean Cakes


  • 2 cans (14oz) Great Northern Beans, drained
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup dill fresh, chopped
  • 1 egg white or 1 egg substitute
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. cumin, ground
  • 1/2 tsp. allspice, ground
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. each, salt, black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil 


  1. Place beans in a large bowl and mash.
  2. Stir in onion, dill, egg white, 2 Tbsp. of bread crumbs, garlic, cumin, allspice, cayenne, salt and pepper.
  3. Place remaining bread crumbs in a shallow pan.
  4. Measure out 1/4 cup of bean mixture, pat into a thick patty cake and coat both sides with bread crumbs.. Repeat until all cakes are formed.
  5. Let rest for 10 minutes.
  6. Place oil in a skillet over medium low heat. Cook four minutes per side. Turn cakes over only once. Be careful turning as the cakes as they are delicate.


July 14, 2015 Lucia Fehr Says:
I appreciate getting your flyers informing me of weekly specials and I also like getting the delicious recipes put out for our benefit. Lucia
March 31, 2016 Claudette Quinn Says:
I will definitively be making these, Thanks!

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