Chickpea and Coriander Burgers

After those long days back at work, cooking is sometimes the last thing you want to do. It’s so easy to just get a takeaway but alas! These BBC Good Food Chickpea and Coriander Burgers are the perfect, quick and easy compromise for those busy days. You will need...

 

Ingredients:

  • 400g can chickpeas, drained
  • zest 1 lemon, plus juice ½
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • small bunch coriander, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 100g 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

Method:

  • 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.
  • 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.



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