#fd cookbook volume 2 gluten-free vegan

BBQ Buckwheat & Chickpea Veggie Burger

ingredients
all
1/2 cup buckwheat groats
2 cups cooked
1 whole yellow onion
small diced
1 whole carrot
grated
1 half red bell pepper
small diced
1 stalk celery
small diced
2 cloves garlic
minced
salt & pepper
to taste
1 tsp chili powder
1 can garbanzo beans
drained and rinsed
2 leaves swiss chard leaves
chopped roughly
1 small sweet potato
baked and skin removed
1/2 cup BBQ sauce
your fave or home-made (see notes)
1 recipe chia “egg”
1 Tbs seeds & 2 Tbs water soaked for 5 minutes
cookware
This veggie burger is so delicious and full of good-for-you ingredients. You'll want to set aside some time to enjoy preparations. It's not quick to put together, but they freeze well so you may even want to make a double batch for a quick meal later. After you try these you won't want to go back to the supermarket frozen variety.
1
Cook buckwheat in 1 cup of water with a pinch of salt, covered, until tender and liquid is absorbed. (about 12-15 min.). Be careful not to overcook. The grain should retain its shape and texture.
2
Saute the onions, carrots, pepper, celery and garlic until softened. Season with salt and pepper.
3
Add chili powder and toast until it releases its aroma. Remove pan from heat.
4
Put beans in a food processor and pulse a few times. Add swiss chard and pulse until chopped in small pieces. Dump this mixture into a large bowl.
5
Place buckwheat in processor and pulse a few times. Add other cooked veggies and sweet potato and pulse a few times. Dump this mixture into the bowl with the bean mixture.
6
Add the BBQ sauce and chia “egg” and squish everything together with your hands.
7
Use a 1/3 cup scoop to form the patties. It's easiest to scoop and form them straight on to the cooking surface.
8
Brown on a griddle or pan in a little oil until they have nice color on each side.
notes
Serve this on a good quality bun, or open faced with all your fave fixn's. It's also great on a green salad.

Honey Ginger BBQ Sauce makes this extra special.