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                          Golden “Chicken” Patties
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beans & Rice                     Main Dishes
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      15 oz. cans   garbanzo beans (chickpeas),drained -- (reserve liquid)
    1 1/2  cups          uncooked *quick cooking* oats
    2      cloves        garlic -- minced
      1/2  teaspoon      ground cumin
      1/4  teaspoon      red pepper
                         vegetable oil or nonstick cooking spray
                         TOPPING:  veg gravy, mushroom gravy,
                         cranberry sauce, etc.
      In a food processor or blender, process beans with about 1/2 cup of reserv
 ed liquid, adding more liquid if necessary, to make a smooth paste.  Add garlic
 , cumin, red pepper, salt & pepper and process to combine well.
      In a medium mixing bowl, combine bean paste mixture with oats.  Mix well, 
 adding additional bean liquid or oats as necessary to make a mixture that holds
  together well and keeps its shape.
      Shape mixture into 8 patties about 1/2 thick.  Heat oil in a skillet or s
 pray a nonstick skillet with cooking spray.  Over medium high heat, cook pattie
 s until golden brown on each side, about 5 minutes.
    Serve topped with vegetarian gravy, mushroom gravy, cranberry sauce, or othe
 r topping of choice.  
 OTHER OPTIONS:  Serve patties on a bun with “burger” toppings & condiments.   M
 ixture can also be shaped into “nuggets” or “fingers” and fried until golden.  
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