Smoky Apple-Sage Chickpea Veggie Burger
Sweet. Savory. Smoky. Who would have thought apples make for a delicious veggie burger?!

For Burger

  • 1 3/4cups

    Chickpeasdrained, rinsed and cooked

  • 1cup

    Panko Breadcrumbs

  • 1/4cup

    Chickpea Flour

  • 1


  • 2

    Garlic Clovesminced

  • 3tbsp

    Soy Sauce

  • 2tbsp

    Apple Cider Vinegar

  • 1tbsp

    Smoked Paprika

  • 2tsp

    Rubbed Sage

  • 1tsp

    Dried Thyme

  • 1tsp

    Black Pepper

  • 1

    Applepeeled and shredded (a sweet variety such as Gala or Cortland)

  • 2tbsp

    Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
For Serving

  • 4

    Burger Buns

  • Ketchup

  • Hot Sauce

  • Fresh Greens

  • Avocadosliced
  1. Place chickpeas, panko breadcrumbs, chickpea flour, onion, garlic, soy sauce, cider vinegar, smoked paprika, rubbed sage, thyme and black pepper into food processor bowl. Pulse until ingredients are well-mixed. Add shredded apple and pulse again just until mixed.
  2. Transfer mixture to sealed container and chill one hour or overnight.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and line a baking sheet with parchment. Brush tops and bottoms of burgers with olive oil.
  4. Bake 30 minutes, flipping about halfway through.
  5. Stuff into buns and top with toppings of choice.