Freekeh Burgers

March 16, 2016 2 comments

Burgers for the whole family to enjoy


1 large onion, finely chopped
2 medium carrots, grated
2 sticks celery, grated
30 ml olive oil
2 large cloves garlic, crushed
250g cooked Freekeh TM (cracked or whole grain)
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. ground coriander
1/4 cup parsley, chopped
1 egg
100 g fresh bread crumbs
juice from 1/2 lemon
salt and pepper
flour for coating, oil for shallow frying


(Serves 4) 

  1. Fry onion, carrot, and celery in the oil until soft and lightly browned. Transfer to bowl and combine with garlic, Freekeh TM, cumin, coriander, parsley, and lemon juice.
  2. Add egg and process roughly in a blender until mixture binds together, then add bread crumbs, salt/pepper, and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. Shape the mixture into burgers and lightly coat in flour.
  4. Fry in the oil, taking care when turning burgers over.
  5. Drain on paper towels and serve with salad greens.

2 thoughts on “Freekeh Burgers”

  1. Great burgers. Unfortunately we had to come to your site to find out how much celery goes in, as it is not stated on the packaging. Glad we did as there are lots of good recipes on your site.

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