Veggie Burgers

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!

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy


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.