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Eggplant & Hummus Burger

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for 2 burgers


  • 15 oz chickpeas (425 g), 2 cans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup olive oil (60 mL), plus more for serving
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons tahini sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt, to taste


  • 1 eggplant
  • ¼ cup olive oil (60 mL)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 hamburger buns
  • lettuce, to serve
  • red onion, sliced, to serve

Nutrition Info

    Calories 1217
    Fat 67g
    Carbs 130g
    Fiber 28g
    Sugar 26g
    Protein 31g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Combine chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, tahini, cumin, and salt in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Slice eggplants into four 1-inch (2 ½ cm) slices. Sprinkle eggplant slices with salt and let sit for 20-30 minutes, then pat dry.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together oil, paprika, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper.
  4. Brush each side of the eggplant slices with the oil and spice mixture.
  5. Heat a pan or grill on medium-high heat and cook each eggplant slice for 3-4 minutes per side.
  6. Build your burger with the hummus sandwiched between two eggplant slices.
  7. Enjoy!

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