Mediterranean Falafel Burgers

Made with Albany Superior Brown Buns

Mediterranean Falafel Burgers

Method

Falafel patties

  1. Heat the oil in a pan and gently fry the onions and garlic for 4-5 minutes.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a mixing bowl and allow to cool.
  3. Add the mashed chickpeas, beaten egg, cumin, paprika, parsley and mint and mix well.
  4. Add the breadcrumbs and cake flour. Season well with salt and pepper. Combine well.
  5. Use floured hands to shape the mixture into 5 – 6 patties.
  6. Heat a little oil in a frying pan and fry the falafel patties over a low heat, for 3-5 minutes per side, until golden and browned.

Tzatziki

  1. Coarsely grate the cucumber and season with salt.
  2. Stand the mixture in a colander to drain and pat dry with kitchen paper.
  3. Mix the remaining ingredients in a small mixing bowl.
  4. Add the cucumber and serve at once.

To serve:

  1. Build falafel and tzatziki burgers by starting with a falafel patty, some lettuce leaves, red onion and tomato slices and some tzatziki.