Falafel Burgers

A HEALTHY BURGER THAT’S FILLING TOO

A healthy burger that’s filling too. These are great for anyone who craves a big bite but doesn’t want the calories


SERVES   4
TIME   6
Difficulty   EASY


NUTRITION PER SERVING:

161 Calories, 8 Fat, 1 Saturates, 6 Protein, 18 Carbs, 1 Sugars, 0.36 Salt, 3 Fibre

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Description

Ingredients

400g can chickpea, 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
1⁄2 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

Methods:

Drain a 400g can chickpeas and pat dry with kitchen paper.

Tip into a food processor along with 1 small roughly chopped red onion, 1 garlic clove, handful of flat-leaf parsley, 1 tsp ground cumin, 1 tsp ground coriander, ½ tsp harissa paste or chillli powder, 2 tbsp plain flour and a little salt.

Blend until fairly smooth, then shape into four patties with your hands.

Heat 2 tbsp sunflower oil in a non-stick frying pan, add the burgers, then quickly fry for 3 mins on each side until lightly golden.

Serve with toasted pitta bread, 200g tub tomato salsa and a green salad.

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