Chick-pea Burgers

Author: Canadian Living

Whether you're a vegetarian or simply looking for a tasty alternative to a meat burger, you'll love this grain and-legume burger.

  • Portion size 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can chickpea drained
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1/3 cup grated onion
  • 1/3 cup grated carrots
  • 1/3 cup grated zucchini
  • 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 3 pita breads

Method

In large bowl and using potato masher, mash chickpeas coarsely; stir in rice, onion, carrot, zucchini, bread crumbs, egg, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, salt, pepper and mustard. Shape into six 3/4-inch (2 cm) thick patties.

Place on greased grill over medium-high heat; cook for about 5 minutes per side or until golden brown. Halve pita breads; place burger in each pocket.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Protein 11 g
  • Calories 265.0
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 44 g
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Chick-pea Burgers