If you’re after a meat-free meal or trying to have more plant-based food in your diet, I found a delicious recipe for vegan burger patties that are easy to make and seriously YUM (yes, even for die-hard meat lovers!).

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Yields4 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins
 400 g tin of chickpeas
 1 ½ cups of frozen corn (defrosted)
 ½ bunch of fresh coriander or parsley
 ½ tsp paprika
 ½ tsp ground coriander
 ½ tsp ground cumin
 1 lemon – zest (optional)
 3 tbsp plain flour (or cornflour) (extra for dusting)
 2 tbsp oil for cooking
 Optional – handful of fresh coriander or parsley
1

Drain chickpeas and add to food processor with sweetcorn and fresh coriander or parsley. Add spices, lemon zest and season with salt and pepper. Pulse until combined but not entirely smooth. Add up to 3 tbsp of flour to thicken the mixture if needed.

2

Dust surface with flour and shape mixture into patties of desired size (around 1 cm thick). Leave in fridge for around 30 minutes for the patties to firm up.

3

Heat oil in a fry pan over medium heat. Cook the patties for around 10 minutes, or until golden and cooked through.

4

Create your burger, or your salad plate, with your favourite burger ingredients, and enjoy!

This recipe was created by Registered Nutritionist Claire Turnbull from Mission Nutrition. If you have been diagnosed with bowel cancer or are undergoing treatment, consult your doctor or dietitian for specific advice before making changes to your diet.

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Ingredients

 400 g tin of chickpeas
 1 ½ cups of frozen corn (defrosted)
 ½ bunch of fresh coriander or parsley
 ½ tsp paprika
 ½ tsp ground coriander
 ½ tsp ground cumin
 1 lemon – zest (optional)
 3 tbsp plain flour (or cornflour) (extra for dusting)
 2 tbsp oil for cooking
 Optional – handful of fresh coriander or parsley

Directions

1

Drain chickpeas and add to food processor with sweetcorn and fresh coriander or parsley. Add spices, lemon zest and season with salt and pepper. Pulse until combined but not entirely smooth. Add up to 3 tbsp of flour to thicken the mixture if needed.

2

Dust surface with flour and shape mixture into patties of desired size (around 1 cm thick). Leave in fridge for around 30 minutes for the patties to firm up.

3

Heat oil in a fry pan over medium heat. Cook the patties for around 10 minutes, or until golden and cooked through.

4

Create your burger, or your salad plate, with your favourite burger ingredients, and enjoy!

Vegan Burger Patties