Chickpea & coriander burgers


  • 400g can chickpeas, drained
  • zest 1 lemon, plus juice ½
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • small bunch coriander, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 100g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1 medium red onion, ½ diced, ½ sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 small wholemeal buns
  • 1 large tomato, sliced, ½ cucumber, sliced and chilli sauce, to serve


  1. Whiz the chickpeas, lemon zest and juice, cumin, half of the coriander, egg and a few spices in a food processor. Transfer to a mixing dish and combine with 80g of the breadcrumbs and the sliced onions. Make 4 burgers out of it by pressing 80g of breadcrumbs onto each side.
  2. In a frying pan, heat the oil until it is hot. Then, for 4 minutes cook each side of the burger on medium heat so they will not burn. Once they are done, put a slice of tomato, the burger , some red onion slices, cucumber slices and chili sauce on each of the whole meal buns. There you go! An easy, delicious and healthy meal that is perfect for summer! Just make sure to enjoy it with some good company.