Chickpea and Quinoa Burgers

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    Total Time
    1hr 45mins
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based on 17 ratings

These delicious, healthy, and protein-packed veggie burgers are full of flavor. They're the centerpiece of a deceptively easy meal. Double the recipe and freeze a few for quick weeknight dinners!

recipe updated Mar 19, 2020


  • Quinoa icon
    60g (about 5¾ tbsp)
  • Water icon
    175ml (¾ cup)
  • Canned chickpeas icon
    Canned chickpeas
    240g (about ½)
  • Egg icon
    1 (50g)
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    10g (about 2½ tbsp)
  • Fresh basil icon
    Fresh basil
    2 tbsp
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    30g (about 3¼ tbsp)
  • Sundried tomato icon
    Sundried tomato
    25g (about 1¼)
  • Gram flour icon
    Gram flour
    25g (about 4¼ tbsp)
  • Lemon icon
    1 tsp (4g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed


  • kCook icon Food processor
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Add quinoa and water to a clean saucepan
  2. Simmer until fluffy - 15 min
  3. Add quinoa to medium bowl
  4. Add canned chickpeas, egg, fresh parsley, fresh basil, garlic clove, parmesan cheese, sundried tomato, gram flour and lemon to the mixture
  5. Season with salt & pepper
  6. Blend until combined
  7. Form
  8. Chill in fridge - 1 hr
  9. Grill until golden brown
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