Chickpea Walnut Burgers

These are the burger patties that were brought by Jackie Purdy to the December party.  Yummy!

Chickpea Walnut Burgers
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1 15-ounce can chickpeas
2 garlic cloves
1 TBLSP fresh rosemary leaves
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves
1/2 cup fine fresh bread crumbs
3/4 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped
1 large egg, beaten
2 TBLSP olive oil

Rinse and drain chickpeas.  In a food processor pulse garlic, onion, and rosemary until chopped coarse.  Add chickpeas, parsley, and bread crumbs and pulse until just combined.  Transfer mixture to a bowl and stir in walnuts, egg, and salt and pepper to taste until well combined.

Form mixture into 3-inch patties.  Chill 1 hour and up to 24 hours.  Heat oil in skillet until hot and cook patties until golden brown, about 4 minutes on each side.