Chickpea, dry tomato and basil burgers

Chickpea and dried tomato burgers
Chickpea and dried tomato burgers

These burgers of chickpeas, dried tomato and basil have the perfect texture and a spectacular flavor. In addition, they are very easy to prepare.

The softness of the chickpeas is mixed with the acid intensity of the dry tomato and the sweet notes of the purple onion, which together with the aromatic flavor of the fresh basil, makes these burgers are delicious whether they are served between rolls or if they are not he wants to add nothing more.

As for the texture, it is very compact thanks to its legume base, so it is very easy to assemble them and they do not fall apart when cooked.

The latter also provides versatility when it comes to making them, since it allows you to choose between baking them or, if you prefer, passing them through the pan.

If we also accompany them with some sprouts or caramelized onions, and add a mild sauce like vegetable mayonnaise or guacamole , we will create the perfect combination to fully enjoy the incredible flavor of this burger, and without remorse, as we will have the certainty that its ingredients In addition to delicious, they are healthy and sustainable.

These burgers are rich in protein , complex carbohydrates (slow absorption and satiating power), soluble fiber , lecithin , flavonoids , alliin , lycopene , omega 6 fatty acids, vitamins A , C , E and group B ( B6 and B9 or folic acid ), sulfur , calcium , phosphorus , iron , magnesium , potassium , sodium and, to a lesser extent, copper , manganese , selenium and zinc .

Below you can see what ingredients you need and the steps to follow to make these hamburgers so simple and tasty.

Difficulty levelPreparation timeRations
Easy30 m.For 4 units

* Plus 45 minutes of hydration and rest

Ingredients

  • 200 gr. of cooked chickpeas
  • 20 gr. dry tomato
  • 1 purple onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 10 leaves of fresh basil
  • 50 gr. of raw cashews
  • 30 gr. of potato starch
  • 1 teaspoon of salt

Instructions

  1. We put the dried tomatoes to hydrate in hot water for 15 minutes.
  2. Rinse and drain the chickpeas very well, put them together with the rest of the ingredients in the glass of the chopper and chop them until a homogeneous mass is obtained. We remove the mass from the glass of the chopper and form a ball.
  3. We pass the dough to a bowl, cover it and put it in the fridge for 1 hour to rest.
  4. We put to preheat the oven to 200º and, while, we remove the mass from the refrigerator and we are taking pieces and giving them a hamburger shape. As we are having them ready, we are placing them on a baking tray with vegetable paper. Hamburgers ready to go into the oven
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  5. When we have all the hamburgers ready, we introduce them in the oven and bake them for 20 minutes at 200º. After this time, we take them out of the oven, assemble them with the ingredients that we prefer and serve them.
Finished chickpea and dried tomato burgers
Finished chickpea and dried tomato burgers

Notes

  • If the dried tomatoes are in oil, the first step will not be necessary.
  • These burgers, you can make them both baked, in a frying pan, or even baked with a touch of frying pan at the end. If you prefer to make them in a pan, we recommend adding a little more potato starch, until you notice that the texture is compact.

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