Cheesy Italian Chickpea Fritters (easy pantry recipe)

Jay
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 8 people

Ingredients
  

Fritter Ingredients:

  • 2 cans chickpeas (drained)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoons oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 10 basil leaves (chopped)
  • 3 scallions (chopped)

Toppings:

  • 1 cup Greek Yogurt
  • 5 basil leaves (chopped)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven the to 400 degrees.
  • First, mix all the fritter ingredients in a bowl.
  • Next, form patties (the size of a 1 inch burgers) and put them on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper or non-stick tinfoil.
  • Now, spray the fritters with cooking spray.
  • Next, cook the chickpea fritters for 20 minutes on middle rack.
  • Finally, sprinkle more salt (while the fritters are hot), dollop each fritter with Greek yogurt, and add more basil to the top.
Keyword 20 minute recipe, canned food, chickpea, Italian recipes, pantry recipe