Middle Eastern Chickpea Miniburgers

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 150.4
  • Total Fat: 5.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 38.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.7 g
  • Protein: 6.2 g

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Scrumptious with tzatziki sauce.

The original recipe called for 1/2 tsp of salt, but we are low sodium people...
Scrumptious with tzatziki sauce.

The original recipe called for 1/2 tsp of salt, but we are low sodium people...

Number of Servings: 6


    1 8 oz red pepper
    2 tbsp. olive oil, divided
    1 tsp. minced garlic
    1 15.5 oz can Eden Organic Low Sodium Garbanzo beans (if you use another kind your sodium count will be much higher)
    1 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
    1/2 tsp. grated lemon rind
    1/2 tsp. paprika
    1/4 tsp. black pepper
    2 lg. egg whites, lightly beaten


Place potato in a saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil and cook until tender. Drain and let cool a bit. Chop and place in a bowl. Add 0.5 tbsp. oil and garlic to bowl; mash potato mix with a masher until slightly chunky. Remove 3 tbsp. garbanzo beans and place in a small bowl. Add remaining beans to potato mix and mash until well blended. Stir in remaining whole beans, parley, and remaining ingredients. With moistened hands, divide mix into six equal portions and shape into patties.

Heat 3/4 tbsp oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add three patties to the pan. Reduce heat to medium and cook 4 minutes or until bottoms are golden. Carefully turn patties over. Cook 3 minutes or until bottoms are golden and patties are set. Repeat procedure with remaining 3/4 tbsp oil and 3 patties.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WILBEN.

TAGS:  Vegetarian Meals |

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  • Looks great. I am assuming the red pepper listed is actually a red potato? My vegetarian daughter will be very happy! - 12/3/09

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