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Craving comfort food? Try these delicious chickpea patties

Craving comfort food, and especially a big burger, but prefer not to eat meat? We’ve got you covered. This vegan recipe is a nice twist on a ‘classic’ burger. The chickpeas in these patties will leave you feeling full for a long time and are high in protein, making them an excellent vegan replacement for a traditional meat burger.


A welcome addition to the patties is the cauliflower, this so-called ‘cruciferous vegetable’ is naturally high in fibre and vitamin B. The high amount of fibre is excellent for weight loss and digestion. Having your burger on a traditional burger bun is of course also a classic and very good option!


Want to make this meal extra healthy? Serve the patties with a salad on the side,


Salad with cauliflower and chickpea patties


Recipe for 4 people
Preparation time: 60 minutes


Craving comfort food? Try these delicious chickpea patties


  • 1 cauliflower
  • 1 can chick peas
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 150 gr panko
  • 8 gr turmeric
  • 8 gr cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste



  • 250 ml plant-based yoghurt
  • 25 gr chives



  • 250 gr mixed lettuce
  • 1 bell pepper


Craving comfort food? Try these delicious chickpea patties



  1. Preheat oven to 375F/190C
  2. Steam the cauliflower until soft
  3. Cut the onion and bell pepper into small cubes and mince the garlic
  4. Saute the onion and bell pepper over low heat until soft
  5. Add the garlic and saute for another minute
  6. In a large bowl, smash the chick peas well with a fork
  7. Add the cauliflower and smash up as well
  8. Add all other ingredients and stir until combined
  9. Mix should be wet but come together in a ball without falling apart
  10. Carefully make a ball in your hands with the mix
  11. Press the ball between hands to make a patty
  12. Place the patty on oiled pan or baking dish
  13. Bake for 25 minutes, flip the patties. and bake for another 20 minutes or until browned



  • Cut the chives in little strips and mix with the yoghurt add salt and pepper to taste



  • Clean the bell pepper and cut in small cubes
  • Mix with the salad and serve with the topping and patties


Et voila! Enjoy!

Renaud Goigoux

Renaud Goigoux

Renaud Goigoux is the head chef of Rouhi in Amsterdam, a new restaurant in collaboration with the flagship store: House of Rituals. Renaud, who previously worked in the Amsterdam kitchens of RIJKS® and Breda, has a passion for food, sustainability and health. Seasonality is at the core of his cooking, where the combination and simplicity of the vegetables he uses are the star of the show. In his free time, Renaud likes to get away from the city and get close to nature, where he spends time foraging for the restaurant.