Falafel Burgers

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Serves: 4

Prep time: 30 minutes


  • 1 x 400 g 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

Yoghurt dressing

  • 180 g fortified soya yoghurt
  • Handful of chopped mint leaves
  • 1 garlic clove chopped
  • Handful of chopped coriander

To serve

  • 4 wholemeal burger buns
  • Handful of green salad


  1. Drain the chickpeas and pat them dry. Tip them into a food processor along with the red onion, garlic, parsley, cumin, coriander, harissa paste, flour and a little salt. Blend until fairly smooth, then shape into four patties with your hands.
  2. Make the yoghurt dressing by blending all ingredients together. Leave a few mint leaves for decoration.
  3. Heat the sunflower oil in a non-stick frying pan and fry the burgers for 3 minutes on each side until lightly golden. Serve in a burger bun, adding the yoghurt dressing and green salad.

Analysis per serve (1/4 of recipe)

Kcal Carbs (g) Fibre (g) Protein (g) Fat (g) Saturates (g) Sugars (g) Salt (g)
307 40 8.2 14 8.3 1.2 5.7 0.59

Analysis per 100g

Kcal Carbs (g) Fibre (g) Protein (g) Fat (g) Saturates (g) Sugars (g) Salt (g)
102 13 2.7 4.6 2.7 0 1.9 0.2

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