Elevate Your Dinner with these Romanian-Inspired High Protein Vegetarian Chickpea and Zacusca Beetroot Burgers

In the realm of plant-based dining, where the desire for hearty, flavourful meals meets a commitment to conscious eating, our High Protein Vegetarian Chickpea and Zacusca Beetroot Burgers emerge as a delightful solution. These burgers aren’t just an alternative; they’re a journey into the rich tapestry of Romanian flavours, offering a healthier yet incredibly satisfying dinner option.

The Symphony of Ingredients:

Picture this – a fusion of mashed chickpeas, vibrant Romanian Delights Zacusca Beetroot, and an array of aromatic spices meticulously blended into a patty that’s not only delicious but also a nutritional powerhouse. With each bite, you embark on a culinary adventure that harmonizes taste and well-being.

Plant-Powered Goodness:

At the heart of these burgers lies the plant-powered goodness of chickpeas. Bursting with protein, they provide a wholesome alternative to traditional meat patties. Say goodbye to compromises and hello to a satisfying, protein-packed feast.

Romanian Delights Zacusca Beetroot:

Adding a touch of Romanian magic to the mix is our Zacusca Beetroot. This unique ingredient not only contributes a rich, earthy flavour but also infuses the burgers with a vibrant hue and a myriad of essential nutrients. It’s a testament to the rich culinary heritage that transcends borders.

A Culinary Adventure at Your Fingertips:

Crafting these culinary delights is a breeze, thanks to a recipe designed for both simplicity and sophistication. In just a few steps, you can elevate your dining experience with restaurant-quality burgers that will grace your dinner table.

Customizable Delight:

Make it your own! Top your Beetroot and Chickpea Burgers with your favorite accoutrements – crisp lettuce, juicy tomato, a slice of cheese, or any other personal favorites. The beauty of these burgers lies not just in their taste but in their versatility.

Whether it’s a laid-back weeknight dinner or a vibrant weekend grill session, these burgers redefine the notion of a healthy meal. Whether you’re a dedicated plant-based enthusiast or simply seeking a delightful alternative, these burgers are a must-try.

So, let’s embark on a journey of taste and health. Dive into the full recipe below, and treat yourself to a dinner that’s as good for your taste buds as it is for your well-being.

High Protein Chickpeas and Zacusca Beetroot Burgers - Romanian Delights

High Protein Vegetarian Chickpea and Zacusca Beetroot Burger

These burgers aren't just an alternative; they're a journey into the rich tapestry of Romanian flavours, offering a healthier yet incredibly satisfying dinner option.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 burgers


Beetroot and Chickpea Burger Recipe

  • Ingredients:
  • * 1 can of chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • * 1/2 cup of Romanian Delights Zacusca Beetroot
  • * 1/2 cup of breadcrumbs
  • * 1/4 cup of chopped fresh parsley
  • * 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • * 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • * Salt and black pepper to taste
  • * 4 burger buns
  • * 4 slices of cheese optional
  • * Lettuce tomato, and any other toppings of your choice


  • In a mixing bowl mash the chickpeas with a fork or a potato masher until they are mostly broken down, but still have some texture.
  • Add in the Romanian Delights Zacusca Beetroot breadcrumbs, chopped fresh parsley, minced garlic, smoked paprika, salt, and black pepper. Mix well until all the ingredients are combined.
  • Form the mixture into 4 equal-sized patties.
  • Heat a large frying pan or grill pan over medium-high heat. Add the patties to the pan and cook for 5-7 minutes on each side or until they are browned and heated through.
  • If desired add a slice of cheese to each patty and allow it to melt for the last minute of cooking.
  • Assemble the burgers with the patties buns, lettuce, tomato, and any other toppings of your choice.
  • Enjoy your delicious and healthy beetroot and chickpea burgers!