Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Viki's Hummus Burger Recipe

This was a real lemony and minty treat!

1/2 c of quinoa
1 c vegetable broth
Bring to boil and cook quinoa til all broth is absorbed, let cool to warm and place in food processor.

1 can of chickpeas (garbonzo beans) that have been drained and rinsed.
Zest of one lemon
Juice of one lemon
1 Tablespoon of prepared tahinni (sesame seed paste)
1 clove garlic
1 sm bunch fresh mint leaves
1 sm bunch of fresh parsley leaves
salt and pepper to season

Process until mixture is smooth mixture. Add 1Tablespoon vegetable broth if desired or needed.

Optional: add 1 green onion and process til onion is incorporated.

Make balls of mixture and then shape into patties.
Cook on griddle or heavy pan (preheated with 2 T olive oil or sprayed with PAM)
Serve on toasted sesame seed bun or bagel.

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