Falafel Burger

Ingredients

540 ml can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
2 tsp tahini
½ tsp sriracha sauce
3 cloves garlic
3 tbsp fresh parsley, roughly chopped
¼ large red onion, diced
4 tbsp peanut oil
8 slices of cucumber
8 slices of tomato
4 hamburger buns (I used President’s Choice multi-grain thins)
Tzatziki for topping

Preparation

1
Pat the chickpeas dry with a paper towel and throw them into a food processor along with the garlic.
2
Puree until smooth.
3
Using your clean hands incorporate tahini, sriracha, parsley and onion into the chickpea mixture.
4
Form mixture into four patties and set aside.
5
Heat peanut oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
6
Once the oil begins to shimmer add the patties and cook for three minutes per side or until golden brown.
7
Remove from and place in a hamburger bun.
8
Top each burger with 2 slices of tomato, 2 slices of cucumber and a dollop of tzatziki.
9
Serve immediately.

About

Tastes like a falafel, but eats like a burger.

Yield:

4

Added:

September 4, 2011

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