Chickpea Walnut Patties with Mixed Greens

Author: Canadian Living

The toasted walnut crunch adds welcome texture to these burgers.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Get Grilling: Summer 2007

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 6 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 4 yellow cherry tomatoes quartered
Patties:
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnut halves toasted
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 egg

Method

Patties: In skillet, heat oil over medium heat; fry onion, garlic, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes. Let cool.

In food processor, pur?chickpeas until almost smooth. Transfer to large bowl; mix in onion mixture, walnuts, parsley and egg. Shape into four 3/4-inch (2 cm) thick patties. Place on waxed paper–lined baking sheet. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

Place on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until golden and crisp, about 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, in large bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Add salad greens and tomatoes; toss to coat. Serve with patties.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 477 mg
  • Protein 12 g
  • Calories 372.0
  • Total fat 23 g
  • Cholesterol 47 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 35 g

%RDI

  • Iron 24.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 77.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 12.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 23.0
  • Vitamin C 43.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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