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Quinoa and Chickpea Burger

These burgers are perfect for lunch with a light salad or can be bulked up for a filling, tasty dinner!

Yields1 Serving
 1 ½ Cup Cooked Quinoa
 ½ Cup Cooked Mashed Chickpeas
 1 Small Onion or Half a Leek- Finely Chopped
 1 Rounded Tbs. Ground Chia or Flax Seed
 1 Tbs. Soy Sauce
 1 Tbs. Fresh Basil- Chopped or 1tsp Dried
 1 Tsp Paprika
 ½ Tsp Ground Cumin
 ½ Tsp Ground Coriander
 ½ Tsp Garlic Powder
 4 Tbs. of Starch-Alternatives, E.G. Almond Flour, Chia Seeds Or Flaxseed.
  1 Tbs. Coconut Oil or Olive Oil for Frying
1

Dry fry the dried spices in a frying pan for around 2 minutes until the aromas are released.

2

Next, mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl and allow to chill for 30-60 minutes to firm up and marinate.

3

Using your hands, form patties from the mixture around 1.5-2cm thick and fry for in the oil for 5 minutes on each side.

4

Alternatively, slightly coat each pattie with a small amount of oil and bake in the oven at 180°C for 15 minutes until golden.

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This recipe comes from Jo Hudson's website, Including Cake. Accessible here: http://www.includingcake.com/blog/2012/03/quinoa-and-chickpea-burgers.html

Ingredients

 1 ½ Cup Cooked Quinoa
 ½ Cup Cooked Mashed Chickpeas
 1 Small Onion or Half a Leek- Finely Chopped
 1 Rounded Tbs. Ground Chia or Flax Seed
 1 Tbs. Soy Sauce
 1 Tbs. Fresh Basil- Chopped or 1tsp Dried
 1 Tsp Paprika
 ½ Tsp Ground Cumin
 ½ Tsp Ground Coriander
 ½ Tsp Garlic Powder
 4 Tbs. of Starch-Alternatives, E.G. Almond Flour, Chia Seeds Or Flaxseed.
  1 Tbs. Coconut Oil or Olive Oil for Frying

Directions

1

Dry fry the dried spices in a frying pan for around 2 minutes until the aromas are released.

2

Next, mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl and allow to chill for 30-60 minutes to firm up and marinate.

3

Using your hands, form patties from the mixture around 1.5-2cm thick and fry for in the oil for 5 minutes on each side.

4

Alternatively, slightly coat each pattie with a small amount of oil and bake in the oven at 180°C for 15 minutes until golden.

Quinoa and Chickpea Burger

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