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Southwest Chickpea Cakes

Makes approximately 12 cakes


Olive Oil for sautéing

1/4 cup diced onion

1/4 cup diced red pepper

1 celery stalk, diced

1 – 280 oz. can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

1 tsp. thyme

1 tsp. paprika

Pinch of cayenne pepper

1 tsp. hot sauce

2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley

2 tbsp. flour

1 tbsp. cornstarch

Salt and pepper to taste


1. With a little olive oil, sauté onion, green pepper, and celery for about 5 mins, until translucent.

2. Use a fork or food processor to mash chickpeas, but not too much. Mix in cooked onion, celery and pepper mixture, spices, flour and cornstarch. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

3. Shape chickpea mixture into patties and grill with minimal oil until browned. 

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