Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Chickpea Burger

These crunchy burgers with cracked wheat, sunflower seeds and mid-east spices were very good.  The recipe is from Fine Cooking Magazine.  

Chickpea Burgers

(Serves 2)

Rinse wheat.  Bring water and cracked wheat to a boil.  Lower heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.  Drain.
2 tablespoons cracked wheat 
1 1/2 cups water

Saute scallion and garlic in oil.  Add arugula and saute for 1 minute. 
2 tablespoon scallions, diced
1 clove of garlic, crushed
3/4 cup arugula, stem ends removed
1 teaspoon olive oil

Place cooked and drained wheat, along with sauteed arugula mix in mini food processor.  Add remaining ingredients.  Process, leaving some pieces intact.
3/4 cup cooked garbanzo beans
2 tablespoon wheat germ
1 tablespoon sunflower seeds
2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
1/3 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon coriander
2 tablespoon beaten egg

 Form 3-1/4 cup burgers.  Cook on stove-top in oil until brown on both sides.
1 teaspoon olive oil 

Serve with diced cucumbers, tomatoes, parsley and Greek Yogurt.



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