Chickpea Fritters

6 fritters

Protein-packed and so versatile, canned chickpeas are a pantry must-have that can make a meal in minutes. Try this easy idea for serving up these super staples.


  • 1 can (15.5 ounces) rinsed and drained chickpeas

  • ½ cup sliced scallions

  • cup chopped cilantro

  • ½ cup flour

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt

  • Olive oil

  • Salad and lemon wedges, for serving


  1. In a food processor, pulse together chickpeas, scallions, and cilantro until a coarse paste forms. Pulse in flour, egg, and salt. Heat 1/4 inch olive oil in a large skillet over medium high. Add chickpea mixture to skillet, 1/4 cup at a time, pressing to form patties. Cook until golden brown on both sides, turning once, 4 to 5 minutes. Serve with salad and lemon wedges.

    Bryan Gardner
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