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Barbecue Chickpea Veggie Burgers with Coleslaw Recipe

Barbecue Chickpea Veggie Burgers with Coleslaw Recipe

Barbecue Chickpea Veggie Burgers with Coleslaw Recipe | Vitarock

Grilling season is officially upon us, which only means one thing: Burgers! If you’re looking for a veggie burger to satisfy everyone, look no further. These barbecue chickpea burgers are satisfying, flavorful, easy to make, and are topped off with a creamy coleslaw to really hit the spot. They’re also jam-packed with healthy, nutrient-rich ingredients like chickpeas, Camelina Oil and Apple Cider vinegar so you won’t feel weighed down after enjoying one (or two).

This recipe is not only perfect for a Saturday afternoon barbecue, but also a Sunday meal prep day. These barbecue chickpea veggie burgers are easy to make in large batches and freeze so that you have a simple meal to cook on a hot summer day when you don’t feel like putting the energy into meal prep. You can even shape them into smaller portions (think falafel), and have them ready to go for wraps, or as a protein-rich addition to your salad. The options are endless.

One of our secrets to the flavor of this burger is from the oil we use. This isn’t just any oil, guys — we’re swapping out the standard vegetable oil for the Three Farmers Camelina Oil. Whether you choose Roasted Onion & Basil or Roasted Garlic & Chili, your food will instantly be infused with the irresistible taste of these oils that will have your guests asking you for your secret recipe. Camelina Oil also offers 4g of Omega-3 in every tablespoon, reduces the risk of heart disease and is rich in antioxidant Vitamin-E. To learn more about the amazing benefits of Camelina Oil, check out this blog article.

Barbecue Chickpea Veggie Burgers with Coleslaw Recipe | Vitarock

We’re also giving this veggie burger recipe a kick with Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar in the coleslaw. This apple cider vinegar is Certified Organic, raw, unfiltered, unheated, unpasteurized and 5% acidity, and contains the amazing Mother of Vinegar. Apple cider vinegar is also far from a single use product, and is the most popular vinegar in the natural health community. Choosing a high quality apple cider vinegar like Bragg’s is going to be high in enzymes, help promote digestion, reduce high glucose (blood sugar) levels, and may help improve heart health, settle an upset stomach and promote weight loss.

From prepping your ingredients to grilling your burgers, you’ll be enjoying these barbecue chickpea burgers within 30 minutes! Time to get grilling.


(Makes 4 burgers)


1/2 onion diced
2 garlic cloves minced

1 can chickpeas, rinsed
3 tbsp chickpea flour
3 tbsp bbq sauce

1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp cumin
Camelina oil, for cooking


2 C shredded cabbage
1 large carrot, shredded

1/2 C mayonnaise (we used Vegenaise)
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 tbsp dijon mustard

1 tbsp honey (use agave for vegan version)
1 tsp onion powder

For Serving:

4 burger buns
Toppings of choice (Lettuce, bbq sauce, tomatoes, avocado, cheese etc.)


  1. Make the slaw by mixing all ingredients together in a large bowl. Set aside.

  2. To begin making the burgers, cook the onion and garlic in a pan over medium heat for about 5 minutes, before they start to brown

  3. To make the burgers, drain chickpeas and place all ingredients except oil into food processor and pulse until everything is chopped and well mixed.

  4. Shape mixture into burger patties. If the mixture is too wet, slowly add in more flour. If mixture is too dry, add in more bbq sauce. The batter should be sticking together as you mould them into patties.

  5. Grill your burgers on an oiled skillet over medium heat, or on the barbecue, for 5-8 mins on each side or until lightly browned.

  6. Serve burger patties in buns with coleslaw and toppings of choice. Enjoy!

~Mariah Craig

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