Are you ready for some football???? Garbanza Bean Burger Recipe

Superbowl XLVIII

Super Bowl XLVIII will be played in New Jersey/New York on Sunday, February 2, 2014.  The matchup this year is between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos!

While most of the buzz is about the game, a good portion of the buzz is also about tailgate parties, game day meals, snacks and drinks.  If you are trying to stay with “the program” and not yield to the temptation of baby back ribs, grilled beef burgers and loaded hotdogs, here is a tasty recipe that will keep your vow to stay veggie in tact:

 Garbanzo Bean Burgers

(Makes 6 burgers)

  • 2 cups cooked garbanzo beans (chickpeas), mashed
  • 1 stalk celery, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • ¼ small onion, minced
  • ¼ cup whole wheat flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons oil

Mix ingredients except oil in a bowl. Form 6 flat patties. Fry in oiled pan over medium-high heat until burgers are golden brown on each side. Serve with a mushroom or tomato sauce, or as a burger with lettuce and tomato.

Total calories per serving: 133 Fat: 3 grams
Carbohydrates: 23 grams Protein: 5 grams
Calcium: 34 milligrams Fiber: 2 grams

 

From Simply Vegan: Quick Vegetarian Meals

Enjoy the game!!!!

 

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