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Chickpea-Summer Squash Veggie Burger Recipe

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.

Cooking Tips

Substitute any flour you like – corn, spelt, buckwheat, oat, wheat etc.

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