Chilli Bean Burger Picture: UK Independent
Chilli bean burgers

Total time: 30 minutes  
Serves: 4

2 tbsp oil
1 carrot, grated
½ bunch salad onions, thinly sliced
½ tsp chilli powder
400g can mixed bean salad, drained and rinsed
75g fresh breadcrumbs
1 medium egg, beaten
4 wholemeal Pittas, toasted
Tzatziki and salad, to serve

Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan and fry the carrot, salad onions and chilli powder for 2-3 minutes.

Meanwhile, roughly crush the bean salad with a potato masher. Stir in the carrot mix, breadcrumbs and egg then season well. Shape into 4 burgers and chill for 15 minutes.

Heat the remaining oil in a frying pan and fry the burgers for 3 minutes each side until golden. Slit open the pittas and place a burger inside each. Add a spoonful of tzatziki and serve with rocket leaves or a green salad.