Vegan Chickpea Kofta Skewers

4
Easy
Dinner

Characteristics

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

220
Calories
10 g
Protein
39 g
Carbs
7 g
fiber
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Nutritional Facts

2 skewers
  • Amount For Serving % Daily Value
  • Calories 220
  • Lipides 4 g
    • Saturated fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium  630 mg
  • Carbs 39 g
    • fiber  7 g
    • Sugar  7 g
  • Protein 10 g

Ingredients

  • 1 can (19 oz) no salt added chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh cilantro leaves, divided
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) coarsely chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) ground flax meal
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup (125 mL) Sensations by Compliments Spirited Mickie Craft Beer Chipotle BBQ Sauce
  • 8 bamboo skewers (soaked 20 min.)

Method

  1. In food processor, pulse chickpeas, 1/4 cup (60 mL) cilantro leaves, onion, garlic and ginger until coarsely ground. Add breadcrumbs, flax meal, soy sauce, lemon juice and cumin. Pulse until combined and mixture just comes together. Chill at least 10 min.
  2. Using 1/3 cup (75 mL) portions, shape into oval patties. Thread a skewer through each patty lengthwise. Chill 20 min. Place on greased grill preheated to medium-high. Cook 4 to 5 min., until marked, flip and cook another 4 to 5 min. Brush all sides with BBQ sauce in last 2 min. of grilling.
  3. Sprinkle with remaining cilantro leaves (chopped). Serve with grilled pita bread, thinly sliced red onion and vegan sour cream.
Tip:
Add chopped vegetables onto skewers such as zucchini or peppers.
Alternatively bake in preheated 200 C (400 F) oven on parchment paper-lined baking sheet for 12 to 15 min.

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