Healthy BBQ

Hey Veggies. Do you miss a good burger for your summer BBQ?

One of the things I miss out here in Spain is having a burger during one of the many BBQs we host or attend. So, I'm going to experiment different BBQ options and add them here for anyone else who is missing good BBQ ideas. FeedsMySoul by feeding my body with good, nutritious foods.  Please feel free to add your suggestions in the comments. I may try some (testing purposes) and then showcase them on here and credit you.

Chickpea and Carrot Burger

Ingredients
  • Chickpeas = 1 jar washed and drained
  • Oats = 150g
  • Shredded carrot = 3
  • Red onion = 1
  • Egg = 1
  • Salt = pinch
  • Pepper = pinch
  • Garlic powder = 1/2tsp
Method
This is dead easy. 
  1. Combine all the ingredients into a blender
  2. Shape into burgers
  3. Fry in a little olive oil
I have had these in a bun with all the trimmings. I have also had them alone with a dollop of sweet chilli sauce on the top. 

Cooling BBQ salad
Ingredients
  • Red onion = 1
  • Cucumber = 1 Peeled and diced
  • Mint = a large handful, washed and chopped
  • Red wine vinegar = a healthy drizzle
  • Watermelon = Half a melon, cut into small cubes
  • Feta Cheese = A whole cheese block cut up
Method
  1. Add all ingredients into a bowl
  2. Drizzle with the red wine vinegar
  3. You're done!

Hot salsa salad


Ingredients
  • Large tomatoes = 3
  • Red pepper =1
  • Onion = 1
  • Parsley = Large handful
  • Lemon juice = One lemon
  • Chilli Powder = 1tsp
  • Cumin = 1 tsp
  • Black pepper = 1tsp
Method
  1. Dice the tomatoes, pepper and onion
  2. Add the juice of a lemon and the herbs
  3. Mix - dah dah!

Tuna Fishcake Burgers
Ingredients
  • Tuna in water = 4 small tins (drain the water)
  • Red onion = 1 diced small
  • Chives = handful
  • Red chilli pepper = 1 thinly sliced
  • Potatoes = 4
  • Breadcrumbs
Method.
  1. Cook the potatoes and lightly dry mash (no butter or milk)
  2. Combine all the other ingredients into the mix
  3. Shape into burgers
  4. Fry in a little olive oil and if you want to, finish them off on the BBQ




Previous comments

Kerrie Callahan
"Had the pleasure of sampling some of these healthy tasty veggie foods at a recent bbq thrown by the lovely Tracey. Amazing and definitely a staple in our house from now on. Thank you Tracey x"
Adele O Connor
"Chickpea Carrot Burger - Many thanks for an excellent tasty snack, that even the most basic of cooks (being me lol) can manage. I'm not even a vegetarian.... but it's always good to try new things. Love them! Thank-you once again Tracey xxx"

 

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