Drive-In Walnut Burger

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 28 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 8 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 cup chopped walnuts

3/4 cup canned garbanzo beans, drained

1/3 cup plain dried bread crumbs

1 tablespoon grill seasoning (recommended: McCormick)

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1 tablespoon cider vinegar

1 tablespoons olive oil

1 large egg

4 hamburger buns

Lettuce, tomato, avocado

Honey mustard


  1. Set up grill for direct cooking over high heat. Oil grate when ready to start cooking.
  2. In a food processor, combine walnuts, garbanzo beans, bread crumbs, grill seasoning, paprika, pepper flakes, oil and vinegar and pulse until coarsely ground.
  3. In a small bowl whisk egg, add to food processor and pulse for 10 seconds, just enough to incorporate egg. Divide into 4 equal-size parts; roll into balls, and flatten with the palm of your hand into 3/4-inch-thick patties.
  4. Place burgers on oiled grill. Cook 4 minutes per side.
  5. Serve hot on toasted buns with lettuce, tomato, avocado and honey mustard.