Chick-pea walnut burgers

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 can (19-ounce) chick-peas
2 \N Garlic cloves
½ medium Onion
1 tablespoon Fresh rosemary leaves
¼ cup Chopped fresh flat-leafed parsley leaves
½ cup Fine fresh bread crumbs
¾ cup Walnuts; toasted and chopped
1 large Egg
2 tablespoons Olive oil
4 \N Sesame buns
4 slices Beefsteak tomato
4 slices Red onion

In a colander rinse and drain chick-peas. In a food processor pulse garlic, onion, and rosemary until chopped coarse. Add chick-peas, parsley, and bread crumbs and pulse until just combined. Transfer mixture to a bowl and stir in walnuts, egg, and salt and pepper to taste until well combined.

Form mixture into four 3-inch patties. Chill patties, covered, at least 1 hour and up to 1 day.

In a large skillet heat oil over moderate heat until hot but not smoking and cook patties until golden brown, about 4 minutes on each side. Toast sesame buns. Transfer burgers to buns and top with tomato and onion.

Serves 4.

Gourmet August 1997

Posted to recipelu-digest by Sandy <sandysno@...> on Mar 05, 1998

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