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Compiled Recipe – Falafel Burger

Falafel Burger

Ingredients:
* 2 (400 gram) cans chickpeas (garbanzos), rinsed, drained and patted fry
* ¼ cup all-purpose flour
* 4 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled
* ¾ cup parsley, roughly chopped
*  1 tbsp olive oil
* ½ tsp ground cumin
* salt  (to taste)
* ground black pepper (to taste)
* ¾ cup greek yogurt
* 2 cloves garlic, chopped finely
* ¼ cup cilantro, roughly chopped
* ¼ cup parsley, roughly chopped
* juice from half a lemon
* 6 medium ripe tomatoes, seeded and diced
* ¼ cup parsley, roughly chopped
* 1 medium red onion, diced
* 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
* 1 to 2 tbsp olive oil
* 4 burger buns, halved and toasted

Preparations:
1) Make the patties: Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Shape mixture into 4 ( ¾ -inch thick) patties. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside.

2) Make the garlic-herb yogurt sauce: In a medium bowl, stir together all ingredients until combined. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Set aside.

3) Make the tomato salsa: Stir together all ingredients in a medium bowl until combined. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Set aside.

4) Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium high heat until it begins to simmer. Fry patties in 2 batches until brown and crispy, about 4 to 5 minutes per side.

5) Spread 1 tablespoon garlic-herb yogurt sauce on the bottom half of each burger bun. Top with patties and 1 to 2 tablespoons tomato salsa per burger. Top with remaining burger bun halves.

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