Chickpea And Chorizo Burgers

These mouthwatering burgers are  loaded with flavor and texture. You can use turkey or any smoked sausage, instead of chorizo in this recipe.

Chickpea And Chorizo Burgers

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Serving Size: 4

Calories per serving: 386

Fat per serving: 13.7 g

Saturated fat per serving: 4 g

Carbs per serving: 47.8 g

Protein per serving: 19.5 g

Fiber per serving: 12.4 g

Sugar per serving: 9 g

Sodium per serving: 387 mg


  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 400 g canned chickpeas, drained, rinsed
  • 100 g chorizo, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 free range egg
  • 2 slices of bread
  • 1 tbsp flour


  1. Add 1 tablespoon of oil into a medium skillet and set over low heat.
  2. Add the chopped onion, chilli, crushed garlic, grated carrot, chorizo and paprika and fry for 7-8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the onions are tender.
  3. Meanwhile, rinse the chickpeas, drain and place in a bowl. Using a potato masher, crush them until soft.
  4. Soak the slices of bread in water, squeeze out the liquid and add to the chickpeas.
  5. Next, add the onion- chorizo mixture, followed by the egg and 1 tablespoon of flour and mix until well blended.
  6. Heat the remaining oil in the previously used skillet over medium heat. Dust your hands with flour and shape the mixture into 6 burgers.
  7. Add to the pan and fry for 5-7 minutes per side, until lightly browned and crispy.
  8. Enjoy.
  9. If you want to freeze the burgers, arrange them on a baking sheet and freeze. Once firm, transfer to a plastic bag and store in the freezer until ready to cook (up to one month).
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