Chickpea Veggie Burgers
This burger recipe is so versatile. Yes, they can be served as suggested, on lovely fresh lettuce leaves. BUT... they can also be served on fresh bread rolls. You can divide the mixture into 12 patties instead of 4 and serve them alongside salad. You can make them even smaller and serve them as a yummy finger food at your next party!
Recipe Tester Feedback: "We love these. So tasty, and they remind me of a falafel. I gave my kids a taste and their first question was, 'Can these go in our lunchboxes?' That's a big win for me. They would be great when served bite-size on a platter too, as a good vegetarian alternative to meatballs." - Terri
No: Egg / Nuts
Contains: Gluten / Dairy
*Variations: Can be made without Dairy
Preparation Time 5 minutes
Cooking Time 8-10 minutes
Burger patties can be frozen
- oats - 130g, rolled
- onion - 1, peeled and quartered
- garlic cloves - 2, peeled
- carrot - 1, small, peeled and quartered
- chickpeas - 400g tin, dried and rinsed
- vegetable stock - 2 tsp, paste
- cumin - 1 tsp, seeds
- pepper - 1 tsp, black, ground
- peas - 100g, frozen, thawed
- corn - 100g tin, kernels, drained
- oil - for frying
- lettuce - 8, leaves, large
- cheese - 4 slices (omit for DF)
- tomato - 8 slices
- tomato sauce - or relish (make your own with the Tomato Relish recipe from The BBQ Issue, or the Canned Tomato Relish recipe or the Tomato Sauce recipe from The Make Your Own Subscriber Bonus Issue)
- Add the oats (130g) to the bowl. Blitz Closed Lid / Turbo / 3 x 0.5 second blasts. Set aside.
- Add the onion (1), garlic cloves (2) and carrot (1) into the bowl. Chop Speed 7 / 3 seconds.
- Repeat Speed 7 / 3 seconds.
- Add the chickpeas (from a 400g tin), oats (130g), stock paste (2 tsp), cumin seeds (1 tsp), pepper (1 tsp), peas (100g) and corn (100g tin) to the bowl. Mix Speed 8 / 5 seconds. Scrape down sides.
- Repeat Speed 8 / 5 seconds, or until combined.
- Pour the mixture out onto a plate and shape into 4 large patties. Wet hands may help with this process.
- Drizzle some oil in a large frying pan over medium to high heat. Cook each patty for 4 minutes on each side.
- Drain on some paper towels.
- Serve each patty in a lettuce leaf (8 total), topped with cheese (4 slices total), tomato (8 slices total) and relish of choice.
- Add a second lettuce leaf on top and enjoy!