Bean and Roasted Pepper Burgers

January 12, 2014

Have you every had a bean burger?  It tastes great…and is less fat and healthier than ground beef.  Try it’ll love it like I do!

Bean and Roasted Pepper Burgers

Prep Time 15min

Bean burgers can be dry, but this one uses richly flavored and textured roasted red peppers to add body and moisture to the chickpeas.

What you’ll need


1 15 ounce can of chickpeas, drained

1/2 cup jarred roasted red peppers plus 2 Tablespoons liquid from jar

4 green onions, white and green parts, chopped

1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt

1 clove garlic, minced

2/3 cup panko bread crumbs



Yields 4 patties

How to make it

Pour beans into a food processor or blender and add peppers, onions, salt and garlic.

Pulse until a thick paste forms but tiny chunks of beans are still visible.

Spoon into a bowl and add panko crumbs, mixing well until a thick dough forms.

Form into 4 patties and cook over a preheated grill pan or lightly greased skillet, about 4 minutes per side.

Serve on whole wheat buns with your favorite condiments and veggies.

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