Chickpea Burgers with Vegan Cilantro Mayo


Number of Servings: 
4 burgers & 1/2 cup of Mayo
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  • 15 oz. can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • ¼ cup diced onion
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 2/3 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, lightly toasted
  • Vegan cilantro mayonnaise (recipe follows)

Vegan Cilantro Mayonnaise:

  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro
  • ½ cup NayoWhipped
  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic
  • Generous squirt fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
Preparation Method: 


1.) In a food processor, pulse the chickpeas, onions, parsley, cumin, and cayenne until combined and mostly smooth.

2.) Transfer the mixture to a medium bowl and stir in the bread crumbs, garlic, salt, and pepper. Stir in the egg and form the mixture into four patties, about 2/3-inch thick each.

3.) In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Cook the burgers for 3 to 4 minutes, then flip and cook for 3 minutes more (or until golden brown on each side). 
Vegan Cilantro Mayonnaise:

1.) Pulse above ingredients together in a food processor until well mixed. Pour into a small bowl and cover with saran wrap; place in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, to allow flavors to mesh together.

2.) Slather on burger buns and serve with homemade chickpea burgers.

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