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Chickpea, Quinoa and Veggie Fritters

Category Starters & Snacks
Servings 4 servings
Calories 531 calories
Skill Required Basic
Duration 50 minutes

Here is a delicious and nutritious snack, filled with lots of delicious ingredients. Cooked quinoa and chickpeas are mixed with bell pepper, fresh coriander, and a few spices in these wonderful fritters, that may be one of our favorite veggie snacks. They work great with just about any dip you can imagine.




Ingredients
  • 1 cup (170 grams) quinoa
  • 2 cups (500 ml) vegetable stock
  • 4 bread slices
  • 1 fresh coriander bunch
  • 1 red bell pepper, small cubes
  • 1 cup (165 grams) canned chickpeas
  • 1 egg
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Preparation
  • Add the quinoa and the vegetable stock in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Bring to a boil and cook the quinoa for around 20 minutes, when the liquid is absorbed.
  • Next set up your food processor and add the bread slices, fresh coriander, red bell pepper, chickpeas, and egg. Blend everything until smooth.
  • Next, add the quinoa and mix to combine it with the rest of the ingredients. Season with salt, pepper, and cumin powder. Mix again.
  • Next, grab a pinch of the mixture using your hands and shape it into a 2 inches (5 cm) diameter patty. Continue until you’ve used all of the mixture.
  • Next heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the patties and cook them until golden and crispy on both sides.
  • You can serve them topped with a bit of yogurt and parsley.
Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
531 kcal
Fat
16 g
Proteins
23 g
Carbs
75 g