BBQ Cheddar Chickpea Burgers.
I managed to booty a bean burger and add cheese and barbeque booze to it.
Please don’t say you’re surprised.
I anticipation it was aerial time I approved authoritative a few of my own, and I alike ADDED BROCCOLI. Catch – the aboriginal compound on this blog that contains broccoli. Catch – the aftermost compound on this blog that will anytime accommodate broccoli.
I accept no abstraction actually. I ability accept had a compound aback in the day that congenital some broccoli afore I accepted my accurate abhorrence for it. THAT was a absolute accent reliever.
But here? You can’t alike aftertaste it! How lovely.
Let me acquaint you a little article something: I’m a behemothic fan of beans. Appealing abiding I say that like already a week, but whatever. The accuracy is I go through about a can of chickpeas a day. Freaking love. That’s what that is.
I ample that demography a agglomeration of things I spaz over, like bone suckin’ sauce, caramelized red onions and aciculate cheddar cheese… and accumulation them with chickpeas would break all life’s problems. Alike if they are a little ugly. Additional I threw some added vegetable-like being in there (such as those alarming trees) to ambush myself back I’m always six years old. Best aftereffect ever. And easiest affair anytime too. Aloof bandy the capacity in the aliment processor and bang – you’re all set. Don’t overprocess as the end aftereffect can become mushy. Cipher brand a sandwich abounding of mush.
Oh and puhhhhlease top with added cheddar. Duh.
BBQ Cheddar Chickpea Burgers
[adapted from thai veggie burgers from sarah’s book!]
makes 4 burgers
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1/2 teaspoon olive oil 1/2 tablespoon
1/2 cup broccoli
1 medium-sized bald carrot, chopped
1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup afresh grated cheddar cheese added for topping
2 tablespoons barbeque booze added for topping
1 teaspoon honey
2 1/2-3 tablespoons accomplished aureate pastry flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
1/8 teaspoon onion powder
Heat a baby bucket over low calefaction and add 1/2 teaspoon olive oil. Bandy in onions with a compression of salt, activity to coat, again let baker and caramelize for 5-6 minutes. This should appear adequately bound back they are chopped small. Abolish from calefaction and set aside.
In the basin of your aliment processor, add broccoli and carrot, beating until chopped actual finely. Add chickpeas, sauce, honey, flour, cheese, onions, salt, pepper, paprika and onion powder. Action and beating until absolutely accumulated but not pureed. Anxiously abolish from processor basin and anatomy into 4 burgers. If you feel that your burgers and somewhat delicate, air-condition for about 30 minutes.
Heat a ample bucket over average calefaction and add actual olive oil. Already hot, add burgers to the bucket and baker on anniversary ancillary until aureate amber and brittle on the outsides, about 3-4 minutes. Be affable back flipping and removing burgers so they don’t able or abatement apart. Serve on broiled buns with added cheddar, red onion and sauce.
Now I’m hunnnngry.