Are you looking for more plant-based protein ideas? Here are my black-eyed pea vegan burger patties!
Even if you are not vegan or vegetarian, science shows there are health benefits to adding more fiber-rich prebiotic food and opting for more plants. Try these for your next meatless monday!
Black Eyed Peas may not be on your radar but they are a great source of vegan plant-based protein (13 g in 1 cup) and prebiotic fiber (1 cup has 11g!).
They also cook up pretty fast and do not require overnight soaking. They are also great source of minerals like folate & iron.
You could alternatively use any bean of your choice a plant-based protein.
I batch cooked these patties & froze them to eat as a quick meal on a busy day.
Method (made 6 patties- you could double this)
1. Cook rinsed black eyed peas on bean chili mode in Instapot (batch cook 1 lb of dry beans with enough water to cover 1 inch above. Cook in 1/2 tspsalt & 1 tsp turmeric. Hint: if making a different day, just place in the refrigerator : )
2. Measure 2 cups cooked beans & add to food processor along with all below ingredients . You can use the extra peas to make more burgers or turn into a curry! See how here: https://www.radianthealthdallas.com/blog/creamy-dairy-free-black-eyed-peas-curry-14035.html
3. 2 inches ginger roughly chopped (see pics)
4. 1 jalapeño (optional) 🔥
5. 1/2 cup corn flour
6. 2 garlic cloves
7. 6 stems fresh cilantro
8. 1/2 tsp salt, to taste
9. Grind all the ingredients in the food processor just until course but not completely puréed.
10. Make patties in the palm of your hand (see pic) & put in plate
11. Heat stainless steel pan on medium heat. Add 1 tsp avocado oil for 3 patties at a time (see pic)
12. Cook on each side until brown.
13. Serve with lettuce, tomatoes, onion as a burger or as kabobs with your favorite veggies as a side.
Most beans and vegetables are great sources of prebiotic fiber. What is your favorite source?