You are here: Home » Recipes » Chickpea, Cheese and Onion Burgers Chickpea, Cheese and Onion Burgers Recipe by Our Cookbook Collection Yield 4 servings Perfect in a toasted bun, these spicy meat-free burgers will become firm family favorites. PrintEmail Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided1 large onion, chopped2 garlic cloves, minced1 teaspoon ground cumin1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper1 (14-ounce) can lentils, drained and rinsed1 (14-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed1 tablespoon tahini 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley1 egg, beaten2 cups fresh breadcrumbs1 cup shredded Gruyère1 cup crumbled feta1/2 teaspoon salt Freshly ground black pepper All-purpose flour, for dusting Instructions Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet. Add onion and cook over medium heat until tender but not colored. Add garlic, cumin and cayenne, and cook 30 seconds. Remove from the heat. Put lentils and chickpeas into the bowl of a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped. Add onion mixture, tahini and parsley, and pulse again until combined and nearly smooth. Spoon into a large bowl and add egg, breadcrumbs and cheeses. Mix using your hands and add salt and pepper. Shape into patties and lightly dust with flour. Heat remaining oil in a large skillet. Place burgers in pan cook until golden on both sides. Recipe reprinted with permission from Paul, Stella and Mary McCartney’s Meat Free Monday Cookbook (Kyle Books, 2012).