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Chick Pea & Corn Patties

Chick Pea & Corn Patties

This is a terrific healthy alternative to a classic burger, or just a great vegetarian meal. Serve with Salsa or on a bun with aioli sauce or your favorite condiments. The flavor will surprise you!

Recipe from Sharron Kornegay, Public Affairs Manager, Ross Products Division, Abbott Laboratories.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup instant oats (uncooked)
  • 2 tablespoon cornmeal
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 teaspoons cornmeal
  • Cooking spray

Preparation

    1. Sauté corn, onion and thyme in 1 teaspoon olive oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
    2. Place corn mixture, chickpeas, breadcrumbs, oats, 2 tablespoons cornmeal, salt and cayenne pepper in food processor.
    3. Pulse 8 times or until combined and chunky.
    4. Divide mixture into 8 portions, shaping into a 1/2 inch patty.
    5. Dredge patties in remaining cornmeal.
    6. Heat 1/2 teaspoon oil in skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat.
    7. Cook each patty 5 minutes, and then carefully turn over. Cook another 4 minutes until golden.

    Each recipe yields 8 servings.

    Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

    • 103 calories
    • 4 g protein
    • 19 g carbohydrates
    • 2 g fat (17% calories from fat)
    • 27 mg calcium

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