Simple Falafel (Chickpea Burgers)

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These burgers are so easy to make and so good! The sour cream and salsa dip is the perfect addition to these. Serve patties warm with sour cream and salsa dip in a pita with fresh greens, or however you desire. The burgers themselves are vegan, just exclude the sour cream dip. Enjoy!

1
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups canned garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained

  • 2 tablespoons whole wheat flour

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon wheat germ

  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion

  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup sour cream

  • ½ cup salsa

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Grease a baking sheet.

  3. Mash garbanzo beans, whole-wheat flour, garlic, wheat germ, onion, soy sauce, and salt together in a bowl until well combined.

  4. Shape garbanzo bean mixture into 12 one-inch balls and place on prepared baking sheet.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 15 minutes; flip and bake for an additional 5 minutes.

  6. Mix sour cream and salsa together in a bowl for the dip.

Cook's note:

If you want you can fry these by shaping into patties and frying in a heated pan until browned on each side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

237 Calories
8g Fat
35g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 237
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 1009mg 44%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 7g 24%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 6mg 31%
Calcium 86mg 7%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 390mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.