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Monday, August 20, 2012

Chickpeas Patties easy vegan recipe

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1 (19 oz) can chickpeas or garbanzo beans
1/2 cup chopped red bell peppers
2 teaspoon fennel seeds
2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
A few parsley leaves
3 tablespoon oil
salt and black pepper to taste
1 tablespoon of lemon juice (optional)
1/2 cup bread crumbs

Preparation:  To a pan on medium heat add the oil.  Wait for the oil to get warm.  Add the fennel seeds, when the fennel seeds sizzle add the Italian seasoning, mix and saute it for a few seconds, add the chopped bell pepper, mix, cover and cook until the bell pepper is soft, takes 4 to 5 minutes.  When the bell pepper is cooked turn the heat off and add the parsley mix and allow it to cool.

To a mixing bowl add the washed and drained chickpeas, the red bell pepper mixture, bread crumbs, black pepper, salt to taste and the lemon juice mix it and mash it to form a dough.  Shape into rounds and form patties.

Heat a griddle on medium heat, add some oil to it.  When the oil is warm add the chickpeas patties and cook on both side until golden brown.

Makes 6 patties.

Packed with flavor quick and easy to make.  These patties are delicious beyond imagination.  Serve with pita bread, buns or chapatis, with guacamole, pesto, mustard sauce or salad. 

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