A healthy burger that's filling too. These are great for anyone who craves a big bite but doesn't want the calories.

Prep Time    : 10 mins
Cook Time   : 6 mins

Servings      : 4


·         400g can chickpea, rinsed and drained
·         1 small red onion, roughly chopped
·         1 garlic clove, chopped
·         handful of flat-leaf parsley or curly parsley
·         1 tsp ground cumin
·         1 tsp ground coriander
·         1⁄2 tsp harissa paste or chilli powder
·         2 tbsp plain flour
·         2 tbsp sunflower oil
·         toasted pitta bread, to serve
·         200g tub tomato salsa, to serve
·         green salad, to serve


1.   Drain a 400g can chickpeas and pat dry with kitchen paper.
2.   Tip into a food processor along with 1 small roughly chopped red onion, 1 garlic clove, handful of flat-leaf parsley, 1 tsp ground cumin, 1 tsp ground coriander, ½ tsp harissa paste or chillli powder, 2 tbsp plain flour and a little salt.
3.   Blend until fairly smooth, then shape into four patties with your hands.
4.  Heat 2 tbsp sunflower oil in a non-stick frying pan, add the burgers, then quickly fry for 3 mins on each side until lightly golden.
5.   Serve with toasted pitta bread, 200g tub tomato salsa and a green salad.

Recipe from bbcgoodfood.com

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