spinach-feta veggie burgersNovember 17, 2012
1 15 ounce can chick peas drained and rinsed
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1/4 cup diced onions
1/4 cup diced bell peppers
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cumin
3/4 cup feta cheese crumbles
2 handfuls of fresh baby spinach
(Veggie stock Optional)
FOR THE TOPPINGS:
1 medium onion sliced thin
2 tbs olive oil; divided
1/2 tsp salt; divided
1 large tomato sliced
In your food processor, add in chick peas, bread crumbs, onion and egg. Pulse until pureed. Add in bell pepper, pulse a few times just to dice the pepper and incorporate it.
Add in remaining burger ingredients pulse a few times just until combined.
If the burgers seem to dry, add in a bit of vegetable stock. If they are too wet, add in more bread crumbs 1 tbs at a time.
Form burgers into patties. Should yield about 4 burgers.
Fry in an oiled fry pan over medium/high heat. About 4 minutes on one side then flip and fry for another 2-3 minutes on the other side. OR until the burgers are golden brown.
In a fry pan over medium/high heat, add in 1 tbs olive oil, 1 medium onion, and 1/4 tsp of salt, fry until crispy and browned.
For the tomatoes. Preheat oven to 400. Roast with olive oil and salt until they start to caramelize on the tops.
from bakeaholic mama