Chickpea and Summer Squash Veggie Burger

Total: 50 minutes
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Yield: 4-5 servings

Looking for a delicious veggie burger? Look no further!



  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.

Nele Liivlaid is originally from Estonia, but currently lives in Barcelona, Spain. She developed a more profound interest in nutrition and related diseases when she read The China Study. She is a Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate graduate and spreads the word about healthy, sustainable nutrition and lifestyle through her blog Nutriplanet, where related articles and whole food plant-based recipes are published weekly.
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