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Chickpea & Tuna Fritters

Course Appetizers / Snacks
Difficulty Moderate
Pulse Type Chickpeas
Specialty Diet Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Nutrition 1/2 cup serving
Category How to Blend Pulses into Your Favorite Meals so They Last All Week
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas rinsed, drained and dried
  • 2 cans tuna drained
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 1/4 cup parsley fresh; finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion red; diced small
  • 1/4 cup relish
  • 1 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic granulated
  • 2 wedges lemon
  • 1/8 cup flour
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. Smash chickpeas in bowl until completely mashed.
  3. Add tuna, mustard, mayo, parsley, onion, relish, cayenne, garlic, and juice from 2 lemon wedges. Mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Mix in flour until thick enough to form small patties that are 2–3 inches in diameter and ½ inch thick.
  5. Chill in fridge for 5–10 minutes.
  6. Preheat large pan over medium heat.
  7. Add oil to pan and heat for 30 seconds, then add fritters to pan.
  8. Flip fritters once golden brown. Repeat process on other side. Remove from pan.
  9. Serve with tartar sauce.