My current obsession is veggie burgers. Firstly I made this Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burger and feel in love with veggie burgers so I wanted to experiment more with different types of ingredients for the veggie patties and I ended up making this Greek Veggie Burger out of chickpeas and oats. Don’t tell
I don’t use the world obsession lightly either. I have been eating these for breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner. As soon as I run out of patties, I whip up another batch and leave them in the fridge. Then it only takes 5 minutes to prepare a drool-worthy, totally comforting meal.
I love the combination of the warm crispy patty with a soft bun, creamy hummus, fresh crisp veg and a little spice from the Sriracha. It’s a party in the mouth, the good kind. Not the kind where your family ends up not talking to each other for 5 months. I love this burger so much so I know you’re going to as well! Seriously, it sounds like I’m talking about the love of my life, which if it was legal I would so marry this
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The greek flavours from this burger all come from the patty, it’s flavoured with mint, oregano, lemon and garlic. You can easily up the greek flavours by adding
How to make Greek Veggie Burger
My current aim Is to teach people that eating healthy can be quick, easy and delicious. No more Tupperware full of limp broccoli and bland chicken. These Veggie burgers do just that! Well with some slight preparation..
Don’t click away, all you have to do is 30 minutes before you want to eat whip up the patties and place them in the fridge to firm up. You can even do this days before, say on a Sunday and then you have six patties sitting in the fridge ready to be eaten during the week.
The patties take 5 minutes to prepare. Just place all your ingredients into a food processor and whiz until smooth. If you don’t have a food processor you can try smooshing the chickpeas with a potato masher/fork just know that the
Once the veggie patties have firmed up, cook in a frying pan until crispy each side, about 5 minutes. Whilst they’re cooking prepare your burger by slicing the veggies. Build your burger by starting with a thick layer of hummus like real
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Crispy Greek flavoured veggie patties inside a soft bun with creamy hummus, crisp veg and Sriracha.
- 1 small sweet potato
- 2 400 gram can of chickpeas
- 1/2 red onion, chopped
- 1 lemon, rind only
- 2 tsp oregano
- 2 tsp mint
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1 tsp pepper
- 1/2 cup oats
- buns of choice
Use leftover roast sweet potato otherwise boil sweet potato in water for 10 minutes or until al dente* Let cool to room temperature.
To a food processor add all of the burger ingredients excepts oats and process until smoothish (some lumps are okay). Add oats and process until smooth and everything is combined. Roll into balls and place in the fridge for 30 minutes to firm up.
Heat a little oil In a frying pan over medium heat. Squish balls into circular patties and cook in the frying pan for 5 minutes each side or until golden brown and crispy.
Make burger by spreading hummus on the bottom bun, add rocket, veggie patty, sriracha, tomato and red onion.
*roasting sweet potato makes them caramelised and sweeter. If you don’t have any leftover, to make this recipe quicker just boil the sweet potato. You won’t notice a difference in the flavour of the patties. Just make sure you boil to al dente and not mush.
Calories are for 1/6 of the veggie patties only.
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