Falafel Burgers

Ingredients

For the burgers:
2 cans garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and rinsed
1 small red onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, grated or finely chopped
1 large handful parsley, chopped
4 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon cumin
1 tablespoon coriander
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric
Salt and pepper, to taste
1/2 cup tahini paste
3 tablespoons water

Preparation

1
Combine the chickpeas,onion, garlic, parsley, flour, spices, and salt, and pulse until the mixture is well combined. Form the mixture into 4 large patties.
2
Heat the oil in a large, nonstick skillet set over medium-high heat. Cook for about 3 minutes per side.
3
Make the tahini sauce: Whisk the tahini paste with the water, lemon juice and zest, salt, and freshly ground black pepper in a mixing bowl.
4
Serve the burgers in pita pockets or on a bun. Top them with tahini sauce, lettuce, and tomato.

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About

Crispy yet crumbly falafel, richly spiced with cumin, coriander, and chili powder. Balanced with a bright, fresh parsley and lemon tahini sauce.

Yield:

4 Burgers

Added:

September 9, 2010

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