Here is a New Recipe for Chickpeas Buggers mmmmmmm

Victoria - posted on 03/20/2010 ( 1 mom has responded )





1can (19 oz/540 mL) chickpeas, drained

1cup (250 mL) cooked rice

1/3 cup(75 mL) grated onion

1/3 cup(75 mL) grated carrot

1/3 cup(75 mL) grated zucchini

1/4 cup(50 mL) dry breadcrumbs

1eggs, beaten

1clove of garlic, minced

2tbsp(25 mL) tahinitahini or peanut butter

1 tbsp(15 mL) lemon juice

1/2tsp(2 mL) salt

1/4 tsp(1 mL) pepper

1/4 tsp(1 mL) dry mustard

3 pita breadpita breads


In large bowl and using potato masher, mash chickpeas coarsely; stir in rice, onion, carrot, zucchini, bread crumbs, egg, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, salt, pepper and mustard. Shape into six 3/4-inch (2 cm) thick patties.

Place on greased grill over medium-high heat; cook for about 5 minutes per side or until golden brown. Halve pita breads; place burger in each pocket.


Victoria - posted on 03/20/2010





1/2 cup(125 mL) bulgur

1 can(19 oz /540 ml) chickpeas, drained and rinsed

2 tsb (25 mL) lemon juice

1 cloves of garlic, minced

1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt

1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cumin

1/4 tsp(1 mL) ground coriander

1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground pepper

1 eggs

1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped roasted or fresh sweet red peppersweet red peppers

1/4 cup(50 mL) dry bread crumbs

2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped fresh parsley

1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil


Pour 1 cup (250 mL) boiling water over bulgur; cover and let stand for 10 minutes. Drain well. In food processor, finely chop chickpeas. Add bulgur, lemon juice, garlic, salt, cumin, coriander, pepper and egg; pulse to combine. Stir in red pepper, bread crumbs and parsley. Shape into 8 patties.

In nonstick skillet, heat half of the oil over medium-high heat; cook patties, in batches and adding remaining oil, for 4 to 6 minutes per side or until golden.

Additional Information

Tahini Sauce

Mix 1/4 cup (50 mL) each water and tahini (sesame paste), 1 tsp (5 mL) grated lemon rind, 2 tbsp (25 mL) lemon juice, 1 tsp (5 mL) chopped fresh parsley, 1 clove garlic, minced, and pinch sugar (optional). Stir in up to 2 tbsp (25 mL) more water if desired.

Makes 1/2 cup (125 mL).

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