Falafel Burgers

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Made with Weetabix

Ingredients

  • 4 slices Pemeal bacon — optional
  • 1 can garbanzo beans (chick peas)
  • 1/2 onion
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried sumac
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • pinch cinnamon
  • 3 Weetabix biscuit — divided

Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 lemon peel
  • salt and pepper
  • Burger buns

Directions

  1. Pan fry Peameal bacon (if using) and set aside.
  2. Drain chick peas and set aside.
  3. In a blender puree onion, add egg and blend well.
  4. Add chick peas and puree. Break 2 biscuits into the blender and blend.
  5. Add spices and place in fridge for at least 15 minutes.
  6. Break remaining weetabix into a plate and stir in more sumac plus salt and pepper.
  7. Mix together yogurt, lemon, salt and pepper, set aside.
  8. When chick pea mixture is settled, warm a cast iron skillet and preheat oven to 375F. Form chick pea mixture into 3 inch patties. Drizzle pan with grapeseed oil, fry patties on both sides to brown.
  9. Place into oven to warm through for 15 minutes. Serve on burger bun with a slice of bacon if using and a dollop of lemon yogurt.

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