Vegetarian Burgers

35 minutes to assemble
5-6 minutes to cook on each side
12 Servings
35 minutes to assemble
5-6 minutes to cook on each side
12 Servings
These tasty burgers are a good alternative to meat and they freeze well for another meal.


  • 2-19 oz cans chickpeas, drained
  • 1 cup minced onion
  • 1 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 cup finely chopped fresh spinach
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 1/3 cup Garlic Chili Pepper Sauce
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup poppy seeds
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups unseasoned dry bread crumbs, divided
  • Oil for pan-frying
  • 12 rolls
  • Optional: Lettuce, tomatoes and onions


  1. In a large bowl, mash together chickpeas, onion, parsley, spinach, carrots, Garlic Chili Pepper Sauce, sesame seeds, poppy seeds, sesame oil, eggs, salt and garlic. Mix in 2 cups of the bread crumbs.
  2. Form mixture into 12 patties (1/2 cup each) and coat patties on both sides with remaining bread crumbs.
  3. Cover the bottom of a large skillet with oil and heat over a medium high heat.
  4. Cook each patty on both sides until deep golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  5. Serve on rolls of choice with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and extra Garlic Chili Pepper Sauce.

In This Recipe

This sauce packs heat and a ton of flavor. Use it as a hot sauce or add a dash to spice up your favorite recipes.

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