Falafel burgers

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

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:6 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 161
  • fat 8g
  • saturates 1g
  • carbs 18g
  • sugars 1g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 6g
  • salt 0.36g

Ingredients

  • 400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 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
  • 200g tub tomato salsa, to serve
  • green salad, to serve
  • 1 small red onion, roughly chopped

Method

  1. Pat the chickpeas dry with kitchen paper. Tip into a food processor along with the onion, garlic, parsley, spices, flour and a little salt. Blend until fairly smooth, then shape into four patties with your hands.

  2. Heat the 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 pittas, tomato salsa and a green salad.