Chickpea burgers recipe

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These healthy burgers are great for kids, and veggies.

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  • Vegetarian
  • healthy
Cooking Time33 mins plus chilling time
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories300 Kcal15%
Fat18 g26%

These healthy chickpea burgers are great for kids and ideal for vegetarians. They're so easy to make and taste delicious too. Sandwich in between two soft buns, pack with veggies and serve with salad and chips. They're a delicious alternative to classic burgers and are much healthier too.


  • 2 x 400g (14oz) cans chickpeas, drained
  • 200g hazelnuts, chopped
  • 2 onions, grated
  • 4 carrots, grated
  • 4tbsp tomato purée
  • 2 medium eggs, beaten
  • Dried breadcrumbs, for coating




  1. Mash the chickpeas in a large bowl. Stir in the nuts, onions, carrots, tomato purée and eggs. Mix together and season to taste.
  2. Divide the mixture into 8 and shape each portion into a burger. Dip in the breadcrumbs to coat. Chill for an hour, or overnight.
  3. Grill the burgers on a medium heat for 3 to 4 mins a side, until browned. Serve in burger buns with salsa and salad.

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