Chickpea BurgersFeatured

Chickpea Burgers

Serve chickpea patties on buns, top with cheese and your choice of condiments.

recipe courtesy Canadian Pulse Industry



For 4 Person(s)

Chickpea Burgers

  • 1/2 cup pecans, toasted
  • 1 19 oz can of chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 drops hot sauce
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 8 whole wheat buns


In a skillet, toast pecans until lightly browned, about 3 to 4 minutes. Let cool.

In a food processor, puree pecans, chickpeas, olive oil, garlic, and egg until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl and stir in breadcrumbs.

Add green onions, parsley, rosemary, lemon zest, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, salt and pepper. Stir to combine.

Form into 8 patties. Brush patties with canola oil and grill on a barbeque. Or sauté in canola oil in a skillet over medium heat.

Serve patties on buns, top with your choice of condiments.

Recipe notes

1 (19 oz/540 mL) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained equals 2 cups (500 mL) cooked chickpeas.