You might polish off your entire batch of these cauliflower patties, they're that good. They are super tasty and are a great topping for salads, on veggie scrambles for breakfast, or just eaten as a quick snack. These cauliflower patties would also be tasty on a bun like a burger. They've got the perfect crunch and are packed full of protein from the chickpeas! You've got to try these chickpea cauliflower patties!

Cauliflower Chickpea Patties [Vegan]





  • 1 head cauliflower, florets broken apart
  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 bell pepper, diced small
  • 1 onion, diced small
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Boil or steam cauliflower until soft.
  3. Sauté onion and bell pepper over low heat until soft.
  4. Add garlic and sauté for another minute or so.
  5. In a large bowl, smash chickpeas up well with a fork or the bottom of a cup.
  6. Add cauliflower and smash up as well.
  7. Add all other ingredients and stir until combined.
  8. The mix should be wet, but come together in a ball without falling apart.
  9. Carefully make a ball in your hands with the mix.
  10. Press ball between hands to make a patty.
  11. Place patty on oiled pan or baking dish.
  12. Continue with the rest of the mix.
  13. Bake for 25 minutes, flip the patties, and bake for another 20 minutes, or until browned.


Trade out the panko for flour or certified gluten-free oats for a gluten-free version.


Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 835 | Total Carbs: 161 g | Total Fat: 8 g | Total Protein: 37 g | Total Sodium: 858 g | Total Sugar: 26 g (Per Serving: serves 10 people) Calories: 83.5 | Carbs: 16.1 g | Fat: 0.8 g | Protein: 3.7 g | Sodium: 85.8 mg | Sugar: 2.6 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.