Veggie Burgers

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This vibrant vegetarian burger option combines a variety of vegetables that add intense flavor and crunchy texture to every delightful bite . . . without the preservatives and additives of the boxed versions!

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 slices sprouted grain bread
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 lb. chickpeas, soaked and drained
  • ½ red pepper, minced
  • ½ green pepper, minced
  • ½ zucchini, minced
  • ¼ cup black or green olives, minced
  • ½ red onion, minced
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • In a food processor, reduce bread slices to crumbs with the garlic and onion powders, and move to a large mixing bowl.
  • Process the chickpeas, red pepper, green pepper, zucchini, olives, and onion until finely minced, and add to bread crumbs.
  • Add the eggs to the mixture, and blend well. Form into 4 even patties and sprinkle with the salt and pepper.
  • Prepare a skillet over medium heat with olive oil spray, and place the patties into the skillet. Cook for 4–6 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and slightly crispy.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 slices sprouted grain bread
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 lb. chickpeas, soaked and drained
  • ½ red pepper, minced
  • ½ green pepper, minced
  • ½ zucchini, minced
  • ¼ cup black or green olives, minced
  • ½ red onion, minced
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • In a food processor, reduce bread slices to crumbs with the garlic and onion powders, and move to a large mixing bowl.
  • Process the chickpeas, red pepper, green pepper, zucchini, olives, and onion until finely minced, and add to bread crumbs.
  • Add the eggs to the mixture, and blend well. Form into 4 even patties and sprinkle with the salt and pepper.
  • Prepare a skillet over medium heat with olive oil spray, and place the patties into the skillet. Cook for 4–6 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and slightly crispy.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories290
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol95mg
Sodium930mg
Total Carbohydrate46g
Dietary Fiber11g
Sugars11g
Protein15g