Taste from the Roots - Cauliflower chikpea patties

CAULIFLOWER CHICKPEA PATTIES

INGREDIENTS

1 Head Cauliflower, florets broken apart

1Can Chick Peas rinsed and drained

1 Bell pepper diced small

1 Onion Diced small

2 Cloves Garlic Minced

1 Cup Breadcrumbs

1 tsp Turmeric

1 tsp Cumin

Salt and Pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

-Preheat oven to 375°F.

-Boil or steam cauliflower until soft.

-Sauté onion and bell pepper over low heat until soft.

-Add garlic and sauté for another minute.

-In a large bowl, mash chickpeas well with a fork or the bottom of a cup.

-Add cauliflower and mix well.

-Add all other ingredients and stir until mixed.

-The mixture should be wet.

-Carefully make a ball in your hands with the mix.

-Press ball between hands to make a patty.

-Place patty on oiled pan or baking dish. Continue doing same with the rest of the mix.

-Bake for 25 Minutes, flip the patties and bake for another 20 minutes or until browned.

- You can serve these super tasty patties on a bun like a regular burger or as a topper for salads and veggie scrambles or you can just eat them as a snack.

These super delicious healthy cauliflower chickpea patties are a must cooked snack. It is made with healthy vegetables. This delicious Cauliflower Chickpea Patty is loaded with added fibre and protein. It is a nutritious powerhouse that will satisfy you regardless of the temperature.

Health benefits of Cauliflower

- Cauliflower is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals.

- Cauliflower contains a high amount of fibre, which is important for digestive health.

- Cauliflower provides a significant amount of antioxidants, which reduces inflammation.

-It aids in weight loss.

-It improves blood pressure and kidney function.

Health benefits of Chickpea

-It is a good source of fibre and protein.

-It may help keep your appetite under control.

-Chickpeas are an excellent source of protein.

-Helps in weight management.

-It may help manage your blood sugar levels.

Health benefits of Bell pepper

-Bell peppers are very high in vitamin C.

-Contains many healthy antioxidants, including capsanthin, violaxanthin, lutein, quercetin and luteolin.

-It is high in vitamin A, which helps to support healthy eyesight.

-Red bell peppers are packed with antioxidants.

-It is a good source of Vitamin E, which keeps the hair and skin healthy.

Health benefits of Onion

- It is low in calories yet high in nutrients.

-It contains antioxidants and compounds that fight inflammation.

-It helps control blood sugar.

-It boosts bone density.

-It may boost digestive health.

Health benefits of Garlic

-Garlic is highly nutritious but has very few calories.

-Garlic supplements help prevent and reduce common illnesses like flu.

-Reduces blood pressure.

-Improves Cholesterol Levels and lowers the risk of Heart Disease.

-It contains antioxidants that may help prevent Alzheimer's disease and Dementia.

Health benefits of Turmeric

-Turmeric contains powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

-It neutralizes free radicals but also stimulates your body’s antioxidant enzymes.

-Curcumin increases the growth of new neurons and fights degenerative process in your brain.

-It lowers the risk of heart disease.

-It may help delay ageing and fight age-related chronic diseases.

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