Chickpea and Summer Squash Veggie Burger
What You'll Need
2 cans chickpeas
½ cup leeks (can substitute onion)
3 garlic cloves
1 tsp turmeric
A small handful of soaked walnuts
1 Tbsp ground flax seeds
1 big summer squash, finely grated
1 Tbsp rice flour
Pepper and salt to taste
How to Make It
1 Finely grate the summer squash and place it in a big bowl.
2 Rinse chickpeas. Then place the chickpeas, garlic, leek, walnuts, flax seeds and turmeric with salt and black pepper into a food processor. Process well. Scrape the sides with a spoon and process again
3 Pour mixture into a bowl with grated summer squash. Mix well. Add rice flour and mix again.
4 Take a baking sheet and cover it with parchment paper. Form the mixture into patties and place on the baking sheet.
5 Heat oven to 375F and bake for 25-30 minutes. They will firm up as they cool down.
Substitute any flour you like – corn, spelt, buckwheat, oat, wheat etc.
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