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Chickpea Garden Burgers

Servings: 4

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Nutritional Information:

292 calories, 13.3 g total fat (1.3 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 596 mg sodium, 36.9 total carbohydrate, 10.3 g protein


1 15.5 oz. can chickpeas/garbanzo beans, no salt added, drained and rinsed
½ cup low-sodium bread crumbs
¼ cup sunflower seeds or nuts, no salt added, finely chopped
½ medium onion, finely chopped
1 stalk celery, finely chopped
1 carrot, grated
¼ cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
1 tsp. garlic powder
2 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
1 egg, lightly beaten
¼ tsp. black pepper
2 Tbsp. canola oil
4 whole-wheat, low-sodium burger buns


  • Coarsely mash garbanzo beans with a fork or masher.
  • Add remaining ingredients, except oil and buns, and mix thoroughly. Form into four patties.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet and cook over medium heat until brown. Flip over and brown other side.
  • Serve on a lightly toasted bun with your favorite burger toppings, such as lettuce, tomato, pickle, and avocado.