Vegetarian burgers

Prep Time: 10 mins
Servings: 4
Cooking Time: 10 mins
  • 400.00g - tinned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1.00 - baby marrow, grated
  • 1.00 - red chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1.00cloves - garlic clove, crushed
  • 1.00 - egg, beaten
  • 60.00ml - Parmesan or pecorino cheese, grated
  • 2.00slices - white bread
  • 40.00ml - flour
  • 4.00ml - salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 100.00ml - olive oil for frying
  • - To serve:
  • 100.00ml - olive oil
  • 1.00handful - lettuce, shredded
  • 8.00 - grilled aubergine strips
  • 40.00ml - hummus
  • 12.00 - grilled sweet pepper strips
  • 0.00 - pita bread (four pieces)
Skip the take-aways and make these babies at home.
Place the chickpeas, grated marrow, chilli, garlic, egg, cheese and bread in a food processor and pulse until just mixed.

Add the flour and salt and black pepper and divide the mixture into four.

Shape each quarter into a burger patty and place these in the fridge for at least half an hour before frying.

Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the patties for 3-5 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.

To serve:

Cut open the pita bread and drizzle olive oil over the open halves.

Place shredded lettuce on one half, followed by aubergine strips, tomato slices and a burger patty.

Spoon hummus on top and finish off with the sweet pepper strips. Close the burger with the other half of the pita bread and serve.

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