Dinner dash: chickpea and red onion burgers
Chickpea and red onion burgers / Serves 4
Vegetarian burgers that pack a flavoursome punch
YOU WILL NEED:
400g can chickpeas, drained
Zest 1 lemon, plus juice
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp garam masala
15g natural yoghurt
100g fresh breadcrumbs
1 small red onion, diced
1 tbsp rapeseed oil
4 wholemeal pitta breads, and salad leaves to serve
Place the chickpeas, lemon juice, lemon zest, cumin, and egg in a food processor and process. Place the mixture in a bowl with 80g of the breadcrumbs and the onion and mix. Form the mixture into four burgers, place the remaining breadcrumbs on each side and chill.
In a frying pan, heat the oil until hot and fry the burgers for four minutes on each side making sure they don't burn.
In a bowl, mix the natural yoghurt with the garam masala.
Serve the burgers in a toasted wholemeal pitta bread with leaves and a dollop of the spiced yoghurt.
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