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CHICKPEA QUINOA PATTIES WITH LEMON TAHINI DRESSING

Category:
Breakfast and brunch, Lunchboxes, Beans, Lentil and Pulses, Snacks and nibbles, Vegetarian, Dinner, Grains and Pulses
Author:
Jenelle Croatto
Source of recipe:
http://www.feedinc.net/recipes/chickpea-quinoa-patties-with-lemon-tahini-dressing
Serves:
10
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Ingredients

PATTIES

-        1 TBS extra virgin olive oil

-        1 green onion (shallot) chopped

-        1 can 400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

-        1 cup cooked quinoa (1/2 cup dry) – cooked in chicken stock

-        ½ cup parmesan (or tasty) cheese

-        ½ cup wholemeal bread crumbs (substitute with gluten free crumbs for gluten free recipe)

-        1 medium carrot grated

-        Small tin of corn kernels

-        1 TBS chopped parsley

-        3 eggs, beaten

-        Cracked black pepper to taste

 

LEMON TAHINI DRESSING

 

 

-        2 TBS extra virgin olive oil

-        2 TBS tahini paste

-        Juice from ½ lemon

-        1 garlic clove, finely mined (optional)

-        Pinch of salt

 

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Water (optional)

Instructions

PATTIES

1.     Heat extra the virgin olive oil in a non-stick fry pan and sauté the chopped greens onions over medium heat to release their fresh and sweet fragrance and then remove from heat.

2.     In a large mixing bowl mash the chickpeas with the back of a fork.

3.     Combine all remaining ingredients, including the green onions.

4.     Using hands, gently form patties to your preferred size – I used ½ cup handfuls.

5.     Heat a non-stick fry pan and cook patties for about 4 minutes on each side or until lightly golden brown.

6.     Serve with lemon tahini dressing.

LEMON TAHINI DRESSING

1.     Finely mince garlic and place in a small mixing bowl.

2.     Combine all ingredients and mix well.

 

3.    

 

If desired, stir in a little water to help bring the dressing to your desired consistency.

Nutritional benefits

 

- High protein

- Low GI carbs

- Low fat

- Vegetarian 

CHICKPEA QUINOA PATTIES WITH LEMON TAHINI DRESSING
CHICKPEA QUINOA PATTIES WITH LEMON TAHINI DRESSING
Jenelle Croatto
Accredited Nutritionist (AN), Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), Sports Dietitian