Chickpea-Falafel Burger


  • Prep Time15 mins
  • Total Time25 mins
  • Makes4 Servings
*PLUS Cooking time: 10 minutes
Chickpea-Falafel Burger

Angus Fergusson

Chatelaine Triple Tested

These delicious chickpea and lentil burgers will impress vegetarians and meat lovers too. Top with your favourite ingredients and enjoy!


  • 1/3 cup large-flake oats

  • 1/2 540-mL can chickpeas, drained, about 1 cup

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

  • 2 green onions, chopped

  • 1 egg

  • 2 tsp chili powder

  • 1 tsp oregano

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1/2 540-mL can lentils, drained, about 1 cup

  • 1/2 cup diced English cucumber

  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley


  • Whirl oats in a food processor until ground. Add chickpeas, garlic, onions, egg, chili powder, oregano and salt. Whirl, scraping down mixture as needed, until smooth. Transfer to a medium bowl. Stir in lentils, cucumber and parsley. Shape into four 3 1/2-in.-wide patties.

  • Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium. Spray pan with cooking spray. Cook 2 patties until golden and warmed through, 2 to 3 min per side. Repeat with remaining patties. Top with tahini sauce or roasted plum tomatoes

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 191, Protein 11g, Carbohydrates 32g, Fat 3g, Fibre 7g, Sodium 455mg.