Get Up And Beetroot Burgers

Get Up And Beetroot Burgers

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 raw beetroot, peeled and grated
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and grated
  • 100g oats
  • 400g tin chickpeas, drained
  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • 1 large free-range egg yolk
  • 4 spring onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

Step 1

Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Fry the onion and garlic until soft. Add the grated betroot and carrot and cook, stirring often, for 5 mins until soft. Drain away any excess liquid.

Step 2

Place the oats, chickpeas, tahini and egg yolk in a food processor and pulse. Tip the mixture into a bowl and stir in the grated vegetables, spring onions and coriander. Season.

Step 3

Divide the mixture into six and shape into burgers, laying them on a stiff board on baking paper. Cover and refrigerate for 30 mins ( thee can be refrigerated for up to 24 hours prior to cooking). 4. Took cook heat oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Cook the burgers for 2–3 minutes on each side until golden.

Did you know?

The beetroot has long been used for medicinal purposes due to its unique nutritional benefits.