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Chickpea Burgers

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Packed with nutrients and the burger is also delicious. Serve these veggie burgers with whatever toppings you feel like.













Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


2 each scallions, spring or green onions
finely chopped
¾ cup mushrooms
finely chopped
1 teaspoon canola oil
3 cloves garlic
peeled and minced
1 cup chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
cooked or canned
½ cup chickpea liquid
¼ cup sunflower seeds
½ teaspoon curry powder
2 each egg whites
½ cup sesame seeds
or more


Sauté Scallions and mushrooms in oil until limp, about 5 minutes.

In a blender, combine garlic, chckpeas and chickpea liquid, blend until smooth.

Transfer to a large bowl and combine with mushroom mixture.

Grind sunflower seeds in a blender or food processor to make a coarse meal, add to chickpea mixture along with curry powder.

Mix well. Stir in egg whites or bread crumbs (¼ cup dry bread crumbs can be used instead of egg whites).

On a large baking sheet or bread-board, make 8 to 10 beds of sesame seeds for patties.

Shape burger mixture into 8 patties and place on seeds.

Flip to coat both sides generously.

Grill on a well-oiled vegetable grill for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, until brown.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 103g (3.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 24856% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 24%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 184mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 7%
Dietary Fiber 6g 25%
Sugars g
Protein 18g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 22% Iron 24%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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