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Falafel burgers in a pitta bread with salsa

Falafel burgers

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

A healthy burger that's filling too. These are great for anyone after a satisfying bite low in calories.

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal161
fat8g
saturates1g
carbs18g
sugars1g
fibre3g
protein6g
low insalt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 small red onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • handful of flat-leaf parsley or curly parsley
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • ½ tsp harissa paste or chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • toasted pitta bread, to serve
  • 200g tub tomato salsa, to serve
  • green salad, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Drain the chickpeas and pat dry with kitchen paper. Tip into a food processor along with the onion, garlic, parsley, cumin, coriander, harissa paste, flour and a little salt. Blend until fairly smooth, then shape into four patties with your hands.

  • STEP 2

    Heat the sunflower oil in a non-stick frying pan, and fry the burgers for 3 mins on each side until lightly golden. Serve with the toasted pitta bread, tomato salsa and green salad.

RECIPE TIPS

Try more vegetarian burger ideas from our sister title olivemagazine.com/vegetarian-burgers.

Goes well with

Recipe from March 2008, March 2008

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Rating: 4 out of 5.695 ratings
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