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Spinach Curry Chickpea Burgers

Spinach Curry Chickpea Burger

Heyyy

How is everyone today?  We had another let’s say smaller Hurricane on Sunday…Strong gusty winds, rain, rain, rain.  Today is a beautiful sunny day. 🙂 (so far)  When I was done with work around noon, I went for a nice long walk with Charlie. But It is a sunny day and oh my gosh it is so cold!  I do love it when it is sunny and cold, the air feels so refreshing. 

I have been tutoring for over a year and I have met some really fabulous people.  Mrs. Jadwiga is one of the fab people.  I have been working with Mrs. Jadwiga for a couple of months and what is there to say about this gentle human being.  I am going to put my Mom into this because they both are the kind of woman that inspires you to go after your dreams! I can’t say much but I think my previous sentence says it all.  So, I am dedicating this recipe to Jadwiga because she is always ready for a new challenge and my mom just because she’s my mom. 🙂

I know this is not a Greek recipe but come on Chickpeas, Spinach and Curry…sorry but that is definitely a must-try combination for me.  I love Curry, but unfortunately, I don’t always have the opportunity to use this deliciously unique spice in my Greek recipes.  But when I do come across one that I can I go for it!!.  

I omitted and added a few ingredients that I love and kind of made it my own. So, I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. 🙂  I left the Chickpeas to drain the excess water overnight.   I added dill and leek instead of onions and parsley,  so this definitely was a game-changer.

 

Spinach Curry Chickpea Burgers

A light hamburger made with Chickpeas, herbs and spices

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword burgers, chickpeas, vegetarian
Overnight resting time 1 day
Total Time 1 day 30 minutes
Servings 2 people

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Chickpeas
  • ½ cup Walnuts
  • 1 cup Spinach
  • cup Dill
  • ½ cup chopped Leek
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Curry
  • cup Bread Crumbs
  • 1 Egg (optional)

Instructions

  1. Drain Chickpeas overnight to removes excess water. Add Walnuts and Chickpeas into a Food processor/blender on high speed for a few minutes. You can use canned Chickpeas the process is the same.

  2. Add Spinach, dill and chopped leek. Mix on high speed

  3. Continue by adding 2 tablespoons of Tomato Paste and 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil

  4. 1 tablespoon of Curry. (You can add more if you want a more intense taste of Curry)

  5. Add Egg and Breadcrumbs and mix on high speed for 3 minutes.

  6. Make 2 medium size patties.

  7. Bake at 180 for 30 minutes.

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