Chickpea burgers
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Appetizing Chickpea burgers Recipe

Chickpeas are a good high protein substitute in burger patties. Their delicious nutty flavour means that even the non-vegetarians will love them.
Chickpea burgers
Prep Time : 0:20 | Cook Time : 0:15 | Total Time : 0:35 | Serving : 6 person.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 2 x 400g cans chickpeas, rinsed, drained

  • 1 zucchini, grated, squeezed of excess moisture

  • 1 carrot, peeled, finely grated

  • 1 bunch coriander, leaves picked

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 egg

  • 1 cup (90g) dried breadcrumbs

  • Salt & freshly ground pepper

  • 6 wholegrain bread rolls, halved, toasted

  • 40g mixed Asian salad leaves

  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, peeled into ribbons

  • Sweet chilli sauce, to serve

  • Light sour cream, to serve

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and cook for 6-7 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Place the chickpeas, zucchini, carrot, coriander, lemon juice and egg in a food processor. Process well. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the breadcrumbs, onions and garlic. Season well with salt and pepper. Press into 6 patties. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

  • Step 3

    Heat the remaining oil over a medium heat. Add the patties and cook for 3-4 minutes each side.

  • Step 4

    Top the bases of the rolls with the salad leaves, chickpea patty, cucumber, sour cream and sweet chilli sauce. Place on the tops and serve.

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