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Eggplant & Hummus Burger

This veggie burger is packed with flavor and texture. The crispy patty is made with eggplant and spices, and is topped with a creamy hummus and fresh veggies on a toasty bun.

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92% would make again
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 1198
  • Fat 67g
  • Carbs 124g
  • Fiber 26g
  • Sugar 24g
  • 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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Eggplant & Hummus Burger

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