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Chickpea-Brown Rice Veggie Burger

Recipe photo courtesy of Bryan Gardner

This veggie burger is dense and tasty on a lettuce wrap with mustard.

Source: Whole Living, January/February 2012
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  • badhairdayz
    21 JAN, 2015
    I have made these a bunch of times but I am still having trouble getting the mixture to stick together. This is one of our favorite meals. I have tried making the patties smaller and it seems to help. Next time I may try using the food processor to blend everything up. Does anyone else have any suggestions?
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  • kzav
    3 AUG, 2014
    Just made this recipe and it is fabulous. I had trouble getting mine to stick together but think it was my error. I will make these again even if we have to eat them with a spoon. The flavor it great. I didn't think they would be so good because there is not much in them. Boy was I wrong. My husband LOVED them. We topped them with spicy brown mustard, red onion, cherry tomatoes and avocado and served on lettuce. This will be a staple in our weekly menu.
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  • a1mosbacher
    25 JUN, 2014
    Just wondering about the nutritional info for this recipe. It looks amazing and I am going to try it. But I am calculating everything and could use some info. THX!
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  • LittleRedFrog
    31 JAN, 2014
    These are great! I struggled a little to puree the peas/rice but I guess it's a good workout. I made 4 and froze 2. I can wait to have nothing at home and have to thaw one and eat it! I had my first one only with an avocado and I'm glad I had the avo because it was a little dry otherwise. The next day, I had it with 1/2 roasted red pepper, some mixed salad and a dressing with garlic, olive oil, grated ginger and lemon juice. One of the lunches at work that I enjoyed the most in a very long time!
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  • laluna65
    28 JAN, 2014
    These have easily become a favorite and "go-to" for me. They are best after they have just been fried, but I make a batch ahead of time and reheat them in the microwave for lunch in the office. I have also found that a couple slices of avocado really round out the flavor!
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  • LisaG
    20 JAN, 2014
    This burger was great! I have been looking for a good recipe and I have found it!
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  • R_Lynn
    4 JUN, 2012
    These were incredible! My boyfriend (who is totally a meat guy) even gobbled them right up! They were also really yummy the next day heated up in the oven for a few minutes.
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  • skspillman
    3 FEB, 2012
    These are amazing! I wish I'd used a food processor because the chickpeas and rice were kind of difficult to mash together, but overall the recipe wasn't too difficult to prepare and the burgers were delicious. I will make these again!
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  • livingcostal
    2 FEB, 2012
    Suprisingly tasty! I followed some of the suggestions and used a food processor and also added a sprinkle of cumin. I wasn't so much worried about the oil. It's a small amount and olive oil is a GOOD fat as long as you don't overindulge.
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  • sallynena
    25 JAN, 2012
    I also added cumin and it was a nice fit. I made this for my 3 kids and my youngest made me promise there'll be left overs! I love the brown mustard too.
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