Falafel Burger

  • Yield: 6-8 servings


2cans chickpeas
1 cup onion
3-4cloves garlic
2 tablespoons lemon
4teaspoons olive oil
1teaspoon salt
1teaspoon black pepper
1teaspoon ground coriander
1teaspoon ground cumin
1teaspoon all-spice
1cup breadcrumbs, divided
tomato, sliced
cucumber, sliced
For the Tahini Paste
1/4cup ground sesame paste (tahini)
1/4cup hot water
3tablespoons lemon juice
2cloves garlic
salt to taste


For the falafel burgers:

  1. Chop onions and garlic in food processor.
  2. Add chickpeas, lemon juice, olive oil and seasonings.
  3. Pour mixture into a large bowl and mix with half the until firm enough to form into patties.
  4. Form patties and coat both sides in the rest of breadcrumbs.
  5. Very thinly coat bottom of pan with olive oil and cook on 2-4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Place on paper towel to drain.
  6. Serve with buns and top with lettuce, tomato and cucumber.

For the Tahini paste:

  1. Add ingredients for tahini paste into a blender and blend until creamy. Serve with your falafel burger.


Bio: Recipe courtesy of Aly, a 21 year old lifestyle blogger who lives in Michigan, where she enjoys spending time with her family and aspires to become a Registered Dietician. You can find her writing at The Michigan Mom where she features family recipes, parenting, health & fitness topics, and her local surroundings.”