Chickpea Burger

Chickpea Burger


Makes 4 servings


1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/3 cup chopped carrots
1/3 cup herbed croutons
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 egg white
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt (optional)
Nonstick cooking spray
4 whole-grain hamburger buns
Tomato slices, lettuce leaves and salsa (optional)


  1. Place chickpeas, carrots, croutons, parsley, onion, egg white, garlic, lemon peel, pepper and salt, if desired, in food processor fitted with metal blade; process until blended. Shape mixture into 4 patties.
  2. Spray 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Add patties; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until browned. Spray tops of patties with cooking spray; turn and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until browned.
  3. Serve patties on buns with tomato, lettuce and salsa, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 sandwich
Sodium 272 mg
Protein 11 g
Fiber 7 g
Carbohydrate 48 g
Cholesterol <1 mg
Saturated Fat <1 g
Total Fat 5 g
Calories from Fat 15 %
Calories 271

Dietary Exchange

Meat 1/2
Vegetable 1/2
Starch 3

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