Updated: Apr 14, 2020
This is the third installment of JeffThe420Chef's preview of his forthcoming The Ganja Gourmet. His signature vegan dish is a cannabis-infused take on another American classic, the hamburger, using chickpeas and other beans instead of meat. “I love the flavor of the chipotle, and it’s a surprisingly great combination with the tarragon. Very tasty! This could definitely be the new hippie classic,” says Adrian Hale of Communal Table.
Preparation Time: 40 minutes CBD @ 20%: 12.5% Cooking Time: 5-6 minutes THC @ 10%: 6.5mg THC @ 14%: 9mg Idle Time: 30 minutes
Note: *Approximate dose per serving is based on using 5 grams of cured/dried/decarbed Cannatonic CBD 20%/THC10%. If you use a non-CBD strain, I have calculated 14%THC, the THC percentage after curing, drying and decarbing the average 16% strain.
● 1/4 cup light olive oil
● 1/4 cup sweet onion, diced
● Salt and pepper
● 2 Tablespoons canna-olive oil + 2 Tablespoons light olive oil
● 1⁄4 cup chives. minced
● 4 cloves garlic minced
● 1/4 cup tarragon, minced
● 2 tablespoons red bell peppers, diced small
● 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained and mashed
● 1 (15 oz.) can chickpeas, drained and mashed
● 2 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, minced
● 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
● 1/2 teaspoon paprika
● 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
● 3 eggs
● Pepper Jack and/or Chipotle Cheddar cheese
● Cooked Bacon
● Lettuce for garnish
● 1 tomato, sliced for garnish
● Lime aioli with chipotle pepper
Here’s how to do it:
1. In a medium pan, sauté onions with light olive oil, and a sprinkling of salt and pepper until caramelized.
2. In a large bowl, mix together caramelized onions with the remainder of burger ingredients.
3. Using your hands, mash and knead until everything is thoroughly combined.
4. Divide “burger meat” into 4 equal portions.
5. Oil your hands with a little olive oil and make patties that are about 1-inch thick.
6. Place patties on a plate lined with paper towel and cover them with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
7. Cover the bottom of a skillet with olive oil.
8. Cook patties 2 to 3 minutes per side until lightly browned.
9. Serve on whole wheat buns topped with cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato and lime chipotle aioli and voilà!
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