These chickpea burgers are extremely easy to make, filling, high in fibre and low in fat! Everybody loves burgers, and these vegetarian burgers can be just as tasty as meat ones!
Its so easy to make your own healthy burgers, just like these fantastic chickpea burgers.
They’re delicious to taste, slightly crispy on the outside, soft in the inside and packed with tons of flavour!
Why not check out my burger recipe section to see all the home-made burgers we enjoy?
These burgers are an ideal, low cost alternative to meat burgers.
They’re made from chickpeas, mushrooms and wholemeal breadcrumbs.
These vegetarian burgers provide you with 451 calories per chick pea burger, excluding the bun, and are extremely filling.
Place the chick pea burgers in burger buns / rolls of your choice with sliced tomatoes.
Sweet potato fries are a perfect accompaniment with these meatfree burgers too!
Tips For How To Make Chickpea Burgers
- Use your largest frying pan, as you’ll need it to hold all the mushrooms before they sweat down.
- Lightly fry your onion and garlic using cooking oil spray, or 1 tbsp olive oil making sure you don’t burn the garlic.
- Stir in the curry powder for 1 minute, add the mushrooms and lime juice and cook for 5 minutes. Don’t forget to season to taste.
- I mash the chickpeas with a potato masher then add them to the rest of the ingredients because I like my chickpea burgers with a chunky texture when I bite into them.
- You could add the chickpeas and rest of the ingredients to a food processor instead if you’re not bothered about the texture.
- Dust your hands with a little flour when shaping your patties. Add a bit more flour if the batter is sticking to your hands.
- Make sure you allow sufficient time for the chickpea burger patties to form and marinate the flavours together in your fridge.
- Lightly fry your burgers until cooked through and a golden brown colour.
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- Non stick frying pan
- Large mixing bowl
- Kitchen scale
- Chopping board
- Kitchen knives
- Measuring spoons
- Potato masher
- Wooden spoon
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Chickpea Burgers Recipe
I like to serve my burger with a tasty side salad of iceberg lettuce, cucumber and tomato and a little tomato ketchup and lighter mayonnaise relish on the side.
I’d love to hear what you think of my recipe in the comments below and please do rate my recipe 5* if you like it! 🙂
- Low fat cooking spray
- 2 medium onions finely chopped
- 2 garlic cloves , crushed
- 2 tbsp mild curry powder
- 250 g chestnut mushrooms finely chopped
- 1 lime , juice and finely grated zest
- Salt and pepper to season
- 1 x 410g can chickpeas drained and rinsed
- 75 g wholemeal breadcrumbs
- 2 tbsp chopped coriander
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- Wholemeal burger buns / rolls of your choice
- Spray a large frying pan 5 times with the low fat cooking spray, sauté the onion and garlic until soft; adding drops of hot water should the mixture begin to stick.
- Add the curry powder and stir it in for 1 minute then add the mushrooms and lime juice and cook for about 5 minutes. Season to taste and set aside to cool.
- In a large mixing bowl mash up the chickpeas with a potato masher until broken up but still slightly chunky.
- Mix the chickpeas together with the cooled mushroom mixture and add the lime zest, breadcrumbs and chopped coriander.
- Shape the mixture into 4 or 6 burgers (depending on your burger roll size) and place them onto a lightly floured plate, cover with cling film and chill in the fridge for at least 1 hour. Longer is better (4 – 6 hours) as the flavours will marinate more.
- Once ready to cook, heat the olive oil in a large frying pan and cook burgers on each side until they are a golden colour.