Quinoa Garbanzo Burgers
  • 1c garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • ¾ c cooked quinoa
  • ½ red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • bunch of fresh cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 5 Tbsp chickpea flour
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1-2 Tbsp coconut oil for cooking
  • Avocado and tomato slices (optional)
  1. Melt 1 Tbsp coconut oil in a large pan, saute onions and garlic on low heat until soft then remove from heat. (careful not to burn)
  2. Set aside diced red pepper and chopped cilantro.
  3. Put garbanzo beans in a food processor and process into a thick, textured paste and transfer into large mixing bowl.
  4. Add all ingredients to the processed garbanzo beans, including 2 Tbsp of chickpea flour (set the remaining flour aside) and mix until combined.
  5. Sprinkle a cutting board (preferably wood) with remaining chickpea flour. Take a small handful of mixture into your hands and roll into a small ball (lemon size) and press gently on the cutting board to form a patty.
  6. Reheat the pan the onions were cooked in, add 1 Tbsp coconut oil and cook the patties about 2-3 minutes each side or until lightly browned.
  7. Serve in lettuce wraps with avocado and tomato slices.
Recipe by fitlife.tv at http://fitlife.tv/she-reclaimed-her-health-and-her-life-debbies-transformation-story_original/fitness/