Garbonzo-Rice Burgers Recipe

Looking for an easy Garbonzo-Rice Burgers recipe? Learn how to make Garbonzo-Rice Burgers using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by duchessdoright

Makes 4 servings



Preparation Time: 25 min Cooking Time: 16 min Level of Difficulty: Moderate These vegetarian burgers are packed with fresh flavours and topped with a homemade chopped salad.

Recipe Ingredients for Garbonzo-Rice Burgers

1 cup canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup cooked brown rice
2 tbsp dried bread crumbs, whole-wheat preferred
3 tbsp carrot(s), grated
2 tbsp parsley, fresh, chopped
1 medium scallion(s), minced (about 3 tbsp)
1 tbsp cilantro, fresh, chopped
1 tsp lemon zest
1 tsp ground coriander
1/2 tsp table salt
1/4 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
1 large egg white(s)
1/2 cup cucumber(s), diced
1/4 cup red pepper(s), diced
1/4 cup grape tomatoes, or cherry tomatoes, quartered
2 tbsp parsley, fresh, chopped
3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp olive oil, extra-virgin
1/4 tsp table salt
1/4 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
2 sprays cooking spray

Recipe Directions for Garbonzo-Rice Burgers

  1. To make burgers, place chickpeas in bowl of a food processor; pulse for 10 second intervals until a course texture is reached, about 20 to 30 seconds total.

  2. Add rice and pulse again to combine, about 10 seconds more.

  3. Spoon chickpea-rice mixture into a large bowl.

  4. Add bread crumbs, carrots, 2 tablespoons of parsley, scallion, cilantro, lemon zest, coriander, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper; mix to combine.

  5. Add egg white and mix again to combine; refrigerate for a minimum of 10 minutes and up to overnight.

  6. To make salad, combine cucumber, red pepper, tomatoes, 2 tablespoons of parsley, lemon juice, oil and 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and pepper in a medium bowl; toss to combine and set aside.

  7. Off heat, coat a grill rack or grill pan with cooking spray. Heat grill or grill pan over medium-high heat.

  8. Form chickpea-rice mixture into 4 burgers using about 1/2 cup of mixture for each.

  9. Off heat, coat tops of burgers with cooking spray.

  10. Grill burgers, without moving them, until golden brown and crispy, about 6 to 8 minutes.

  11. Carefully flip burgers and cook until golden brown and crispy on other side, about 6 to 8 minutes more.

  12. Serve burgers with salad.

  13. Yields 1 burger and about 1/4 cup of salad per serving.

Categories

Beans, Rice, Main Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 144.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
332
Calories from Fat
68
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.6g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
495mg
21%
Potassium
643mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
54.3g
18%
Dietary Fiber
10.4g
42%
Sugars
6.9g
Protein
13.3g
Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 38%
Calcium 8% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin C
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