Here is a simple recipe for a delicious and nutritious Zucchini Chickpea Veggie Burger:


– 500 gm chickpeas, drained and rinsed
– 1 medium zucchini, grated
– 1/4 cup chopped red onion
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
– 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
– 1/2 teaspoon paprika
– 1/4 teaspoon salt
– 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
– 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
– 1 tablespoon olive oil (for cooking)     


1. In a large bowl, mash the chickpeas with a fork or potato masher until mostly smooth.
2. Add grated zucchini, chopped red onion, minced garlic, parsley, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper, and breadcrumbs. Mix until well combined.
3. Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions and shape each portion into a patty.
4. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook the patties for 4-5 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and heated through.
5. Serve the veggie burgers on buns with tahini ranch sauce and your favorite toppings.                           

Enjoy your delicious and nutritious Zucchini Chickpea Veggie Burger!

Tahini Ranch Sauce:


– 1/4 cup tahini
– 2 tablespoons lemon juice
– 1 clove garlic, minced
– 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
– 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
– 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
– Salt and pepper to taste
– Water (as needed to thin out the sauce)   


1. In a small bowl, whisk together tahini, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried dill, dried parsley, onion powder, salt, and pepper.
2. Add water, a tablespoon at a time, until the sauce reaches your desired consistency.   Health Benefits and Nutrition:   

– Low in calories and high in water content, making it great for hydration.
– Rich in antioxidants, particularly vitamin C and A, which support immune health and skin health.
– Good source of dietary fiber, aiding in digestion and promoting a feeling of fullness.      

– Excellent source of plant-based protein, essential for muscle repair and growth.
– High in fiber, which helps regulate blood sugar levels and promotes digestive health.
– Rich in vitamins and minerals such as folate, iron, and manganese.  

– Good source of healthy fats, particularly monounsaturated fats, which support heart health.
– Contains calcium, iron, and magnesium, important for bone health and energy production.
– Provides protein and fiber, aiding in satiety and digestive health.Nutritional Information (per serving, approximate):
– Calories: Around 300-350 calories per veggie burger (depending on bun and toppings).
– Protein: Approximately 10-15 grams per veggie burger (mainly from chickpeas and tahini).
– Fiber: Around 6-8 grams per veggie burger (mainly from chickpeas and zucchini).

Enjoy your delicious and nutritious Tahini Ranch Sauce!