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Simple Falafel (Chickpea Burgers)

Rated as 3.67 out of 5 Stars

"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!"
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35 m servings 237
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  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; 7.7 35 8.6 13 1009 Full nutrition

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I honestly thought this needed more flavor but loved the dipping sauce. My little dog who currently has cancer and has a hard time eating ate 1 and a 1/2 so over all a win!

i added some seasoning for flavor purposes but other than that it was good. good consistency and cooked nicely

I really wanted to like these because my youngest son and I like falafel but they need some help in the flavor department. The sour cream and salsa dip did help make them taste better, without ...