Diva Tasting: Mediterranean Burgers

Mediterranean Burgers


  • 1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can cannelloni beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup Feta Cheese
  • 1 red chile pepper, seeded and minced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon tahini paste
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil (optional)
  • 1 egg beaten


  • Place garbanzo beans in the bowl of a food processor with bell pepper, garlic, red chile pepper, cilantro, tahini, salt, pepper and egg. Place the lid on the food processor, and pulse 5 times, then scrape the sides, and pulse the mixture until it is evenly mixed. If the mixture looks dry, add olive oil.
  • Refrigerate garbanzo bean burger mixture for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease with cooking spray.
  • Shape the chilled garbanzo bean burger mixture into patties.
  • Bake 20 minutes, then carefully flip burgers and bake 10 more minutes, or until evenly browned.
  • Serve on toasted Foccacia with lettuce and tomatoes and parsnip fries.

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