Do you have a can of chickpeas in your pantry? We bet you do! And today's recipe uses chickpeas to make really quick and flavorful fritters. To make them, just add your chickpeas to a food processor with scallions and cilantro, before lightly frying them on your stovetop. This light meal also happens to be completely vegetarian. Try it out for dinner tonight!
1 can (15.5 ounces) rinsed and drained chickpeas
1/2 cup sliced scallions
1/3 cup chopped cilantro
1/2 cup flour
1 large egg
1 teaspoon coarse salt
Salad and lemon wedges, for serving
1. In a food processor, pulse together chickpeas, scallions, and cilantro until a coarse paste forms. Pulse in flour, egg, and salt. Heat 1/4 inch olive oil in a large skillet over medium high. Add chickpea mixture to skillet, 1/4 cup at a time, pressing to form patties. Cook until golden brown on both sides, turning once, 4 to 5 minutes. Serve with salad and lemon wedges.
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