Spicy Lentil Chickpea Burgers

These veggie burgers are flavorful and packed with protein and fiber. Healthy, delicious and easy to make!

Two lentil chickpea burger patties
Serving Size
1 burger


1/2 cup (yellow or red/pink)
1 cup
1 can
chickpeas (15-ounce), drained and rinsed
1/4 cup
roasted red bell peppers
1 Tbsp
taco seasoning (no salt)
1/4 tsp
2 tsp
nutritional yeast
1 tsp
olive oil
1 tsp
lemon juice
cloves garlic
1/4 cup
red onion
1/4 cup
fresh cilantro
1/4 cup
  1. If baking, preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Wash lentils, add to pot with water, put over medium heat. Bring to a boil, cover and cook for 8-12 mins, or until almost tender.
  3. Drain excess water, add to blender.
  4. Wash and drain chickpeas, add to blender, add the rest of the ingredients. Blend until a coarse paste forms.
  5. Transfer mixture to bowl. Taste and adjust spice as needed. Let chill for 10 mins. If too sticky, add more breadcrumbs.
  6. Shape into 3-inch patties.
  7. Brush oil onto a baking sheet, place patties on sheet and bake for 20 mins in oven. Or pan-fry in a medium-greased pan, 3-4 mins on each side.
  8. Add your choice of topping(s): cheese, guacamole, ketchup, etc.

Nutrition Information

Calories 84
Fat 1 g
Sodium 181 mg
Carbs 13 g
Fiber 6 g
Protein 5 g