Tested till perfect Vegetarian Hummus Burgers

Vegetarian Hummus Burgers

Serve with: Crusty Buns — Tahini Sauce — Cherry Tomatoes

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: April 2000

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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  • Portion size 4


  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupbulgur
  • 1 can 1can(19 oz /540 ml) chickpeachickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tbsp 2tbsplemon juice
  • 1 1clove garliccloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspsalt
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspground coriander
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspground pepper
  • 1 1eggeggs
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupchopped roasted or fresh sweet red peppersweet red peppers
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupdry bread crumbs
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspchopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspvegetable oil
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Pour 1 cup (250 mL) boiling water over bulgur; cover and let stand for 10 minutes. Drain well. In food processor, finely chop chickpeas. Add bulgur, lemon juice, garlic, salt, cumin, coriander, pepper and egg; pulse to combine. Stir in red pepper, bread crumbs and parsley. Shape into 8 patties.

In nonstick skillet, heat half of the oil over medium-high heat; cook patties, in batches and adding remaining oil, for 4 to 6 minutes per side or until golden.

Additional information :

Tahini Sauce

Mix 1/4 cup (50 mL) each water and tahini (sesame paste), 1 tsp (5 mL) grated lemon rind, 2 tbsp (25 mL) lemon juice, 1 tsp (5 mL) chopped fresh parsley, 1 clove garlic, minced, and pinch sugar (optional). Stir in up to 2 tbsp (25 mL) more water if desired.

Makes 1/2 cup (125 mL).

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 266 pro 12g total fat 7g sat. fat 1g
carb 42g fibre 5g chol 54mg sodium 563mg

% RDI:

calcium 5 iron 18 vit A 10 vit C 57
folate 32
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