Calling all falafel-lovers: this burger was meant for you. It has everything you love about a burger combined with the unique flavor profile of falafel; think chickpeas, garlic, curry powder, and cumin. This easy recipe will convince you that vegetarian burgers can have just as much flavor as — if not more than — a regular burger.
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 2 green onions, chopped
- 3/4 cup mushrooms, chopped
- 1 (15 1/2-ounce) can garbanzo beans, undrained
- 3 cloves garlic, chopped
- 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
- 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
- 1 1/2 tablespoon curry powder
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 3/4 cup breadcrumbs
- 2 egg whites
- 4 hamburger buns
- Sliced tomato
- Avocado, sliced
- Heat one tablespoon vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add green onions and mushrooms and fry until tender, stirring frequently, about 3 minutes.
- In a food processor, combine garbanzo beans (including the liquid) and garlic, and blend until smooth. Transfer mixture to a bowl and add mushrooms and onions. Mix in cilantro, parsley, curry powder, and cumin. Add in breadcrumbs and egg whites and mix until blended. Form into 4 patties.
- In a large skillet over medium heat, heat the remaining tablespoon of oil and place the patties into the hot skillet, frying for 5 minutes on each side until nicely browned.
- Serve on toasted buns with hummus, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, and sliced avocado.
- Serves 4
- Total Time
- 25 minutes