Southwestern-Style Burgers with Black Beans
2 lb ground beef
16-oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
4-oz can chopped mild green chile peppers
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper

sliced pepper jack cheese, optional
Combine beef with the beans, peppers, cumin, salt, and pepper. Mix gently with hands until well blended. Form into patties and grill for about 5 to 10 minutes, or until done. If desired, top with cheese about a minute before they're done. Serves 6 to 8.