Southwestern Spamburger with Salsa
Contributed by Diana

Ingredients for Burger:
1 12 oz. can SPAM, cut into cubes
1/2 (15 oz.) can whole potatoes
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1 cup dried breadcrumbs
vegetable oil to fry
1 package hamburger buns

Ingredients for Salsa:
1 cup drained canned corn
2 tbsp. chopped drained pimiento
1 tbsp. chopped drained canned chilies or chopped
pickled jalapeños
dash white-wine vinegar
2 tbsps. chopped fresh cilantro


1. Mash SPAM and potatoes together and add cumin.

2. Form mixture into four patties.

3. Coat on all sides with breadcrumbs.

4. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over moderate heat, add SPAM patties and
sauté for 3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.

Directions for Salsa:

1. Mix salsa ingredients together and salt to taste.

Serve each burger on a hamburger bun topped with salsa.

Recipe copyright ©1999 by Sara Moulton
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