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Tangy Chickpea Burgers
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Vegetarian friendly burgers that taste great and are healthy too!

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 150.1
Total Carbs 21.7 g
Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
Sugars 1.7 g
Total Fat 4.4 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Potassium 131.2 mg
Protein 5.8 g
Sodium 126.0 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 1/2 Meat , 1 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 tbsp  extra virgin olive oil
1 each  large onion
1 each  medium garlic cloves
14 oz  canned garbanzo beans (chickpeas), unsalted
1 cup  bread crumbs
1 each  eggs
1 pinch  black pepper
1 tbsp  chickpea flour
2 tbsp  Chinese 5-spice powder
1 tsp  olive oil
  1. In a large frying pan over low heat, heat 1 tablespoon of oil and cook the onion and garlic until golden, roughly 5 minutes.
  2. Blend the chickpeas in a food processor and puree until they resemble breadcrumbs.
  3. Next, add the fresh breadcrumbs, egg, pepper, then the onion and garlic, and process for a few seconds, just to combine the ingredients. If the mixture is too wet, add the chickpea flour to thicken.
  4. To prepare the burgers, use 1 heaping tablespoon of the mixture to make roughly 8 total burgers.
  5. Mix the Chinese 5-spice with water and then brush the burgers generously with the mixture. Allow the burgers to marinate for 20 or so minutes.
  6. When ready to cook, heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil in a nonstick frying pan or griddle and cook the burgers over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes on each side, or until browned. Don't heat too high, or they will burn, and the flavor will spoil.

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