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California BBQ Veggie Sliders

by Dawn Blatner, RDN CSSD

Servings: 12 (1 Burger Per Serving)
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Burger
Amount per serving
Calories 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 
 Saturated Fat 0g 
 Trans Fat 0g 
Cholesterol 0mg 
Sodium 160mg 
Total Carbohydrate 14g 
 Dietary Fiber 3g 
 Sugars 1g 
Protein 4g 
Vitamin A30%
Vitamin C2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

These mini veggie burgers are fun and nutritious.


2 cans (15.5 ounces) garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 green onions, finely chopped (about ½ cup)
1 large carrot, shredded (about 1 cup)
Sea salt & black pepper, to taste
⅓ cup whole wheat flour (can also use garbanzo bean flour)

Barbecue sauce

Mini whole grain hamburger buns, toasted


  1. In food processor or with a hand blender, puree beans and oil until smooth.
  2. Stir in onions, carrots, salt and pepper. Add in flour until mixture comes together.
  3. Form 12 mini patties. Cook in skillet or on grill until each side is browned (about 4 minutes per side).
  4. Assemble burger on bun with avocado, tomato and BBQ sauce.
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About the author:

Dawn Jackson Blatner RDN CSSD

Dawn Blatner, RDN CSSD

is the author of The Flexitarian Diet. Visit her website at




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