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Chickpea Burgers

chick pea burgers - winning healthywomen recipe contest entrySubmitted by Jessica Frank (1st place winner)

Ingredients:

  • 1 can of chickpeas, drained
  • 1/2 of a roasted red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons milk or water
  • 1/2 cup of bread crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions:
1. In skillet, saute the onion and garlic just until soft. Set aside and let cool.
2. In food processor, blend the chickpeas until almost smooth.
3. In a bowl mix the chickpeas,along with the other ingredients. Shape into balls and press to make burgers.
4. Grill or pan fry with small amount of olive oil. 5-6 minutes on each side. Serve on Rolls.