Hearty Falafel Burger Recipe

By Healing Lifestyles and Spas

Serves 3

Ingredients

1 can Garbanzo Beans
1/4 cup Panko
1 Egg (use 2 tbl of Flax Seed and 3 tbl of Sater for Vegan)
1 tsp Ground Cumin
2 tsp Tumeric
2 cloves Garlic Clove
1/8 tsp Baking Powder
1/3 cup Shallots
1 Scallion

Tzatziki Sauce:
1 container Greek Yogurt 2% (use Coconut, Soy or Almond Yogurt with 1 tsp of Lemon for Vegan)
1/3 cup Shallots
3/4 cup Cucumber
1 Garlic Clove

Directions

Chop the shallots and the onion and set aside.

Mash the garbanzo beans and add to the mixture of shallots and onion.

Add the egg, beaten (or mix flax and water and let sit for 3 min for vegan).

Add seasoning and salt & pepper.

Add panko and mix all together.

Form into patties.

Let rest in the refrigerator for at least 20 minutes.

Grill until warm all the way through and crispy in each side.

Serve with tzatziki and other toppings of your choice including cherry tomatoes and parsley.

To make the Tzatziki sauce chop shallots, garlic and cucumber very finely. Sprinkle with salt and drain with paper towels. You want a creamy sauce. not watery. You may need to squeeze the moisture out of the cucumbers a few times. Mix with greek yogurt and let flavors marry for at least an hour.

 

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