Mashed and pan-fried or baked chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, make a delicious veggie burger.
This recipe is for 4 burger patties and takes only 20 minutes to make.
- 2 tbs olive oil
- 1 tbs coconut oil
- 1½ c onions, finely chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tsp ground cumin
- 1 cup carrot, finely chopped
- 1 can drained and rinsed chickpeas
- 1½ tbs tahini
- ¼ c parsley, minced
- 1/3 cup chick pea flour (or oat flour)
- 1 tsp flax seeds
- 1 tsp Himalayan salt
- juice from ½ lemon
|Heat 1 Tbs of oil and sauté the onions over medium heat, stirring frequently, until they soften, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, cumin, and carrot and sauté for two more minutes.
Transfer to large bowl or food processor and add the chickpeas. Mash or process until mushy. Stir in tahini and parsley.
Combine the flour, flax, and salt in the small bowl, then stir into chickpeas.
Flour your hands, shape mixture into four patties, and dust them with touch more flour.
Pan fry in 1 Tbs coconut oil over medium-low heat for 1 minute, until just beginning to brown. Flip, fry 2 minutes, flip again, and cook one minute (2 minutes total per side). Splash with a bit of lemon juice and serve. These are wonderful on sprouted grain bun or along with salad.