Chickpeas are delicious and versatile. You can eat them in a salad, as hummus dip, or you can even mash them up and eat them in a burger patty. Check out this list of 15 chickpea burgers that are sure to win you over!
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1. Italian Chickpea Burger
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Please don’t let the long list of ingredients scare you away from this Italian Chickpea Burger by Wholesome LLC! The ingredients are simple and tend to be household staples-perhaps with the exception of fresh basil. You’ll end up with an amazing burger!
2. Herby Chickpea Burgers
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These Herby Chickpea Burgers by Jean-Philippe Cyr are crispy like falafel, herby like falafel. Essentially, they’re everything you love about falafel sandwiched between two hamburger buns with all the dressings. Chickpeas are blended with fresh parsley, almonds, sun-dried tomatoes, and herbs, then fried to make them crispy. These burgers would be amazing paired with vegan tzatziki sauce and sweet potato fries.
3. Zucchini Chickpea Burger
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Full of protein and vitamins along with a kick of heat, these burgers and summer BBQ are about to become best buddies. This Zucchini Chickpea Burger by Gunjan Dudani makes the ultimate vegan burger. They are quite easy to make––just combine the ingredients, make patties, and throw them on the grill. Eat them on their own or on a bun! Either way, they’re delicious! With mashed chickpeas, grated zucchini, carrots, and a melange of seasonings, this zucchini veggie burger recipe is amazing. The result is a spicy and healthy vegan burger that holds up on the grill. What more could you ask for…besides seconds?
4. Crispy Chickpea Burger
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This Crispy Chickpea Burger by Caroline Doucet is delicious and packed with flavor from the herbs and spices, but be forewarned – it does not taste like beef. Its crispy exterior contains an amazing blend of savory tastes that will have you drooling. This is the perfect vegetable patty and from here, you can customize it with whatever you see fit.
5. Spicy Sweet Potato and Chickpea Burger
These Spicy Sweet Potato and Chickpea Burgers by Silvia Ribas are packed with flavor from carefully selected spices such as cumin, paprika, and turmeric. Adjust spiciness to taste and create an awesome dining experience by topping with your choice of salad, tomato, onion, and avocado. Need another reason to try? These burgers freeze really well, so be sure to make a double batch to enjoy later on.
6. Chickpea and Spinach Burger
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These Chickpea and Spinach Burgers by Harriet Emily are big on spice, with garlic, ginger, cardamom, and chili powder doing most of the work. They’re an easy, gluten-free burger that won’t fall apart on you, thanks to the power combo of chickpea flour and flaxseeds. Serve with sweet potato or yucca fries with whatever garnish you like — you can’t go wrong with these burgers.
7. Hummus Chickpea Burgers
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8. Hawaiian Teriyaki Chickpea Burger
If you’re looking for a burger concept that’s going to sweep people right off their feet, this Hawaiian Teriyaki Chickpea Burger by Gabrielle St. Claire is everything you need! The patties are made from chickpeas, sweet potato, panko, and oats. They’re cooked in homemade teriyaki sauce, giving them the opportunity to absorb the flavor. They’re then dressed in teriyaki-grilled pineapples, jalapeño coleslaw, and creamy avocado. You get multiple textures, sweet, savory, spicy, and aesthetically the colors are varied and bright.
9. Chickpea Burger With Avocado Mayo
These Chickpea Burgers With Avocado Mayo by Florian Nouh are so easy and delicious. The base is just chickpeas. No oats, no other grains or fillers — just chickpeas that are smashed, mixed with herbs, a dash of hot sauce, and nutritional yeast then baked until they’re crispy on the outside. This easy dinner is ready in just under 30 minutes and calls for no specific herbs, so if you’re short on time and your pantry stock is low, all you need are a few cans of chickpeas!
10. Beet and Chickpea Burger
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Every household needs a veggie burger that’s a staple. This Beet and Chickpea Burger by Evi Ovavecz is firm on the outside and tender on the inside — exactly what a veggie burger should be. This burger is smoky, hearty, savory, subtly spiced, and seriously satisfying. It’s almost too good to be true!
11. Roasted Red Pepper Chickpea Burger
Easy weeknight dinner alert! These Roasted Red Pepper Chickpea Burger by Angela Simpson are so simple to make. Mashed chickpeas are combined with oat flour, chia seeds, roasted red peppers, fresh parsley, and warm, earthy parsley. These crisp burgers are perfect on buns or served on a bed of grains with roasted vegetables and fresh greens.
12. Pineapple Jalapeño Chickpea Burger
It’s sweet, it’s spicy, and it’s a whole lotta delicious — these Pineapple Jalapeño Chickpea Burger by Melanie Sorrentino are a must-make. The patties are made from mashed chickpeas combined with chopped pineapple and jalapeño, so each bite bursts with flavor. Throw them on a bun with some barbecue sauce and vegan cheese and dig in.
13. Curried Pumpkin and Chickpea Burgers
When it comes to burgers, it’s all about the spice. Made from yellow pumpkin, earthy chickpeas and a mixture of warming spices, these Curried Pumpkin and Chickpea Burgers by Ella Suihko are the perfect combo for your barbeque, a game night dinner, or just for that cozy get-together with your friends. Try them with different toppings like greens, pickles, tomatoes, and your favorite sauce.
14. Sunflower Chickpea Corn Burger
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I love it when it is a joy to get a ton of protein and fiber, especially in the form of a creative burger. This Sunflower Chickpea Corn Burger by Maya Sozer is so filling and yummy, with a great texture and consistency. This recipe is reprinted with permission from Power Vegan Meals by Maya Sozer, Page Street Publishing Co. 2017.
15. Mediterranean Olive and Chickpea Burger
You are six ingredients and three simple steps away from a delicious lunch or dinner! This Mediterranean Olive and Chickpea Burger by Florian Nouh is made primarily with chickpeas and is given a Mediterranean touch from the avocado-hummus sauce and black olives. Serve with plenty of extra hummus sauce.
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