Falafel veggie burgers

Ingredients: (makes 6 burgers)

For the mixture:

-2 tins of chickpeas

-1 tin of butter beans (can use any other beans, such as kidney)

– 1 onion, chopped

-1 tbsp plain flour

-3 garlic cloves, pressed

-1 tsp ground cumin

-1 tsp chilli powder

-1 tbsp mixed herbs

-1 tbsp ketchup

-1 tbsp water

-0.5 tsp bicarbonate of soda

-0.5 tsp lemon juice

-1 handful of fresh coriander

-some salt and pepper

For the rest of the burger:

-sesame seeds

-6 bread rolls

-toppings eg. lettuce, hummous, grilled halloumi, fried chorizo, onions, tomato, cheese (or whatever you want)


1) Put all of the ingredients for the mixture into a blender and pulse together until chopped but not too mushy.


2) Put some flour on a chopping board, and form the mixture into patties.


3) Cover the patties with the sesame seeds.



4) Put oil into a pan to heat up. Place the burgers, in batches, into the pan and cook on each side for about 3 minutes.


5) Fill up your burger. I put tomatoes, grilled halloumi, avocado, fried chorizo and hummous in mine.



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