Beetroot Burgers
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You'll need a food processor to make this easily. Once you've tried the recipe, try it again with extra spice. Serve the burgers in a good burger bun with a salad or fries. Once you've made the burgers you can refrigerate them until you want to fry them. This will serve 2 to 4 depending on your appetite.
Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: British
Serves: 4
  • 400 gr chickpeas (tinned)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil with extra for frying
  • 1 tsp toasted caraway or cumin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons toasted breadcrumbs
  • Handful of parsley or coriander, chopped
  • 150 gr beetroot
  • 1.5 tablespoons flour
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Place the first 5 items in the processor and blitz together. Change the blade to the grater attachment and grate the beedtroot. Tip into a large bowl.
  2. Check for seasoning
  3. Shape into four even burgers.
  4. Combine the flour, salt, and pepper in a shallow bowl.
  5. To cook the burgers, dust the burgers with the flour.
  6. Heat the oil in the pan. Add the burgers and fry for 6-8 minutes until browned. Flip over and cook the other side. Check that the burgers are heated well through.
Recipe by Edinburgh Foody at