Freekeh and Carrot Veggie Burgers Recipe

Freekeh and carrot burgers

  • makes 8
  • Easy

Nutty, smoky freekeh is the next big protein-rich supergrain and well worth a try. Not only are these burgers healthy and easy to make, they might just be the best vegetarian burgers ever!



  • freeke h 150g
  • carrots 2, peeled and grated
  • red onion ½, diced
  • smoked paprika ½ tsp
  • egg 1, beaten
  • pinto beans 400g tin, rinsed and drained
  • plain flour 1 tbsp (optional)
  • burger buns, salad and hummus to serve (optional)


  • Step 1

    Cook the freekeh in boiling water for 20 minutes until soft. Drain and rinse. Toss with the grated carrot, onion, paprika, egg and season.

  • Step 2

    In a small blender, whizz the beans to a paste and add these to the mix. Add in 1 tbsp flour if needed to combine, and shape into 8 burgers. You can freeze any extra burgers for another time.

  • Step 3

    Fry the burgers in 1 tbsp oil for 4 minutes on each side until golden and crunchy. If you like, add into burger buns with some lettuce, tomato and a dollop of hummus. You could also make the burgers half the size when shaping, fry, then load into Little Gem lettuce leaves with hummus and finely diced tomato and onion.

We have plenty of veggie burger recipes here, from black bean burgers to mushroom burgers. Try one out...

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 143
  • Fat 3g
  • Saturates 0.5g
  • Carbs 21.6g
  • Fibre 3.2g
  • Protein 5.8g
  • Salt 0.2g