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Easy chickpea burgers

I’m now on Pinterest! I know, I’m months behind everyone else. I was trying not to get sucked in but… well, now I’m in. My boards aren’t particularly organised yet, but I might make some more categories later.
What’s that? You’ve noticed that most of the recipes I’ve pinned involve cheese? Or fried stuff? And there are even one or two recipes for fried cheese? Oh, shush. There’s a salad on there too, so it all evens out.
Anyway: please follow my boards on Pinterest!
Here’s a recipe that doesn’t involve cheese, and it’s only sort of fried. It barely even counts as fried. Really.
As you can see, we ate these burgers in crusty buns with salad, but honestly the burgers went better with the salad (and heaps of mayo and ketchup) than with the bread. Don’t get me wrong, they were great in buns, but I think they’d be even better just broken up over a salad.
The problem I’ve had with making veggie burgers in the past is that they often contain flour, and it can be hard to get rid of the horrible taste of uncooked flour if you’re just cooking them in a pan. These don’t have any flour inside (only for the coating), so as long as you heat them through they’ll taste great.

Easy chickpea burgers

Makes 4-5 patties

400g tin cannellini beans (240g drained)
400g tin chickpeas (240g drained)
2tsp paprika
1tsp garlic powder
black pepper
2tbsp breadcrumbs
2tbsp wholemeal flour
2tbsp sunflower oil

With a fork of food processer, mash the drained cannellini beans until not quite smooth. Add all the other ingredients apart from the flour and oil.

Form the mixture into 4-5 burger shapes.

Spread out the flour on a plate, and lightly coat each burger.

Heat the oil in a large frying pan, and then add the burger patties. Lower the heat, and cook slowly for 10 minutes, turning halfway or when the underside is browned.

Serve in burger rolls with all the trimmings, or crumbled over a salad.
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Monday 18th of September 2017

Becca, I have just made these - so delicious! I made smaller patties to be a component of Buddha bowls and they worked so well. Thanks for another fabulous recipe!

Becca @ Amuse Your Bouche

Tuesday 19th of September 2017

Thanks Aleana, glad you liked them!


Thursday 2nd of February 2012

hello~ I'm part of the veggie recipes community in LJ. I just commented on a random post to properly introduce myself :) the deep dish chocolate chip cookie made me decide to add you (among other things, like this chick pea burger, for instance...)

I am glad to make your acquaintance and I hope you check out my blog, too :)

it's nice to meet you, Juchin

Becca @ Amuse Your Bouche

Thursday 2nd of February 2012

Hi Juchin, thanks for visiting! I've added your blog to my Google Reader :)


Monday 16th of January 2012

I love chickpeas! This sounds so good.


Saturday 14th of January 2012

Yum these sound great! Wish I could have one for lunch. They look like they stayed together really well too.