Meatless Monday: Spicy Chickpea Burgers

These easy to make veggie burgers are loaded with flavor and make an excellent alternative to store-bought versions. You only need 10 minutes of prep time and 20 minutes to cook them!

Ingredients:

1 can chickpeas, drained, well-rinsed, and mashed
½ red onion, finely diced
1 small zucchini, grated
3 tbsp finely chopped cilantro
3 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 tbsp Sriracha sauce
2 tbsp natural peanut butter
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp black pepper
½ tsp sea salt
1 cup quick oats (gluten-free if required)
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 400 F

2. After draining and rinsing the chickpeas, place them in a bowl and mash them with a fork.

3. Add all the other ingredients to the bowl.
Use your hands to mix very well.

4. Form into 6-8 patties.

5. Bake in oven for approximately 10 minutes each side. IMG_3370.JPGYou can also fry these in a pan with some oil for 3-5 minutes a side (or cook them in a grill).

Recipe from: Deryn Macey

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