Chickpea & Coriander Burgers

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    High in fibre, low in fat and counting as 2 of your 5-a-day, this tasty veggie burger delivers on every level!

    Yields4 Servings
    Prep Time15 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time25 mins

     400 g can chickpeas, drained
     zest 1 lemon , plus juice ½
     1 tsp ground cumin
     small bunch coriander, chopped
     1 egg
     100 g fresh breadcrumbs
     1 medium red onion, ½ diced, ½ sliced
     1 tbsp olive oil
     4 small wholemeal buns
     1 large tomato , sliced, ½ cucumber, sliced and chilli sauce, to serve

    1

    In a food processor, whizz the chickpeas, lemon zest, lemon juice, cumin, half the coriander, the egg and some seasoning. Scrape into a bowl and mix with 80g of the breadcrumbs and the diced onions. Form 4 burgers, press remaining breadcrumbs onto both sides and chill for at least 10 mins.

    2

    Heat the oil in a frying pan until hot. Fry the burgers for 4 mins each side, keeping the heat on medium so they don’t burn. To serve, slice each bun and fill with a slice of tomato, a burger, a few red onion slices, some cucumber slices, a dollop of chilli sauce and the remaining coriander.

    Ingredients

     400 g can chickpeas, drained
     zest 1 lemon , plus juice ½
     1 tsp ground cumin
     small bunch coriander, chopped
     1 egg
     100 g fresh breadcrumbs
     1 medium red onion, ½ diced, ½ sliced
     1 tbsp olive oil
     4 small wholemeal buns
     1 large tomato , sliced, ½ cucumber, sliced and chilli sauce, to serve

    Directions

    1

    In a food processor, whizz the chickpeas, lemon zest, lemon juice, cumin, half the coriander, the egg and some seasoning. Scrape into a bowl and mix with 80g of the breadcrumbs and the diced onions. Form 4 burgers, press remaining breadcrumbs onto both sides and chill for at least 10 mins.

    2

    Heat the oil in a frying pan until hot. Fry the burgers for 4 mins each side, keeping the heat on medium so they don’t burn. To serve, slice each bun and fill with a slice of tomato, a burger, a few red onion slices, some cucumber slices, a dollop of chilli sauce and the remaining coriander.

    Chickpea & Coriander Burgers

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