Chickpea Patties

Chickpea Patties


Olive oil

1 medium onion, finely chopped

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 x 400g tin chickpeas, drained and  well rinsed

2 large eggs

1½ cups oat bran

2 Tablespoon basil pesto

1 clove garlic, crushed

1 teaspoon mixed herbs

Salt and pepper to taste



  1. Saute the onion in a  little oil until softened.
  2. Add the cumin and fry for 2 minutes.
  3. Blitz the drained chickpeas and the olive oil in a blender until smooth.
  4. Add the eggs and mix until well blended.
  5. Add the onions, oat bran, pesto and seasonings.  Pulse to mix.
  6. Using your hands, make 8 equal-sized patties.  Place in the fridge on a baking tray for 1 hour to firm up or freeze for 15 minutes.
  7. Heat a little oil in a non-stick pan and fry until golden on both sides.
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