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These veggie patties might just become your new favorite burger!

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1/3 cup panko bread crumbs

3 scallions, sliced thin

2 leaves lettuce

2 hamburger buns

1. In a medium bowl, whisk egg, yogurt, 2 teaspoons oil, curry powder, salt and pepper until well combined.

2. Combine 3/4 cup chickpeas, the panko and the scallions in a food processor. Pulse until ingredients are roughly chopped with some large pieces remaining, 5 to 8 pulses.

3. Transfer chickpea mixture to the bowl with the egg mixture. Use a rubber spatula to gently stir ingredients until just combined.


4. Divide chickpea mixture into 2 lightly packed balls. Gently flatten each ball into a circle that measures 4 inches across.

5. Add remaining 2 teaspoons oil to a 10-inch nonstick skillet and swirl skillet to coat evenly with oil. Place patties in the skillet and cook over medium heat until well browned on first side, 4 to 6 minutes. Gently flip patties. Cook until well browned on second side, 4 to 5 minutes.

6. Put 1 lettuce leaf inside each bun. Use a spatula to slide burgers into buns. Serve with more yogurt (for dipping or spreading inside buns) if you like.

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