Vegan Chickpea Kofta Skewers

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 h
  • Chill Time 30 min
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • Step 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.

  • Step 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.

  • Step 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.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (2 skewers):
  • Calories 220
  • Fat 0
  • Saturated Fat 0
  • Carbs 39 g
  • Sugar 7 g
  • Protein 10 g
  • Cholesterol 0
  • Fibre 7 g
  • Sodium 630 mg