Bean and vegetable burgers

Meghan Telpner helps us satisfy the vegetarians in our lives with a healthy recipe!

Meghan Telpner helps us satisfy the vegetarians in our lives with a healthy recipe!

Bean and vegetable burgers


  • 15 oz (425 g) can organic chickpeas, fava or white beans (or about 2 cups cooked)
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) curry powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) sea salt 
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 organic egg, or 1 serving of chia paste 
  • 1 cup (250 mL)  zucchini, coarsely grated
  • 1 cup (250 mL) carrot, sweet potato, or butternut squash roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) kale, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) whole-grain or bean flour
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) baking powder


Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).

Place beans, lemon juice, curry powder, sea salt, and olive oil in food processor with the S-blade  and mix until smooth. Transfer mixture to a bowl.

Stir egg or chia paste into bean puree and mix well; stir in vegetables.

Mix in flour and baking powder. If the batter seems too wet, add more flour, 1 tbsp at a time. Using about 1/3 cup (75 mL) of the mix, form round and slightly flat patties, and place on parchment paper–lined cookie sheet.

Bake for 25–30 minutes until slightly dry. Using a spatula, carefully flip the patties over and bake for another 5–10 minutes, or until slightly golden.

Allow to cool for 5 minutes and serve. Patties will keep in fridge for 3-4 days and in freezer for about two months in an airtight container. Just make sure they’re fully cooled before you freeze them; you don’t want any freezer-burn crystals forming on your creation.

Serves 10.

Courtesy Meghan Telpner

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