Vegetarian Chickpea Burgers Vegetarian Chickpea Burgers

Vegetarian Chickpea Burgers 580 Image by: Vegetarian Chickpea Burgers 580 Author: Canadian Living

These are similar to falafels but are not deep-fried. You can refrigerate them for up to 8 hours before cooking.

  • Portion size 4 servings
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In saucepan, bring stock to boil. Remove from heat and stir in couscous, basil and lemon rind; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.

In food processor, chop chickpeas finely. Pulse in couscous mixture, onions, egg, water, garlic, salt and pepper. Shape into four 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick patties. (Can be wrapped in plastic wrap and refrigerated in airtight container for up to 8 hours or frozen for up to 2 weeks.) In nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; cook patties, turning once, for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden.

Cut each pita bread in half and open to form pouch; spread inside with sour cream. Fill each with patty, lettuce, cucumbers and radishes.


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

  • Sodium 723 mg
  • Protein 17 g
  • Calories 372.0
  • Total fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 58 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 62 g


  • Iron 17.0
  • Folate 38.0
  • Calcium 13.0
  • Vitamin A 5.0
  • Vitamin C 13.0
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Vegetarian Chickpea Burgers