You are six ingredients and three simple steps away from a delicious lunch or dinner! This hearty burger is made primarily with chickpeas and is given a Mediterranean touch from avocado-hummus sauce and black olives. Serve with plenty of extra hummus sauce.

Mediterranean Olive and Chickpea Burger [Vegan, Gluten-Free]



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For the Avocado Hummus Sauce:

  • 1 avocado
  • 4 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons almond yogurt
  • 3/4 cup hummus
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the Burger:

  • 2 tablespoons avocado hummus sauce (recipe above)
  • 2 14-ounce cans chickpeas
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup black olives, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


To Make the Avocado Hummus Sauce:

  1. Simply combine hummus, garlic, almond yogurt, and avocado. Season with salt and pepper, process until smooth.

To Make the Burger Patties:

  1. Combine garlic, 2 tablespoons of the avocado hummus sauce, chickpeas in the bowl of a blender or food processor. Season with salt and pepper and process until smooth but not creamy! Now mix in chopped olives, form patties, and fry or bake for around 20 minutes at 390°F.
  2. Use your favorite bun and top the burger with the avocado hummus sauce and your favorite toppings.