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falafel sliders with wedges, hummus and salad

Falafel sliders

Mandy Mazliah
My kids love these vegetarian falafel sliders, or mini burgers. Served with salad, hummus and sweet potato wedges this is a delicious meatfree meal.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Chilling time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine International, Vegan
Servings 4
Calories 116 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 240 g cooked chickpeas 1 standard 400g tin
  • 2 teaspoons aquafaba the liquid from the chickpeas, see above
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 tablespoon chopped flat leaf parsley
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon chilli powder optional
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour or wholemeal or spelt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt optional

To serve

  • sweet potato wedges
  • mini burger buns
  • hummus or tahini sauce
  • salad

Instructions
 

  • Drain and rinse a 400g tin of chickpeas, reserving the aquafaba (see above). You'll only need 2 teaspoons for this recipe so reserve the rest for other uses or discard. If you like you can rub the skins off of the chickpeas.
  • Place the rinsed chickpeas, 2 teaspoons of reserved aquafaba, 1 clove of crushed garlic, 1 tablespoon chopped flat leaf parsley, ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground coriander, ½ teaspoon chilli powder (if using), ½ teaspoon baking powder, 2 tablespoons plain wholemeal or spelt flour, freshly ground black pepper and ½ teaspoon salt if using into a food processor and pulse until well combined.
  • Scrape out of the processor and form into eight balls. Gently flatten with your hands and place on a lightly greased or lined baking tray and chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  • Pre-heat the oven to 180°C fan/200°C/gas mark 6.
  • Bake in the oven for 20 minutes, turning half way, until golden brown on each side. Alternatively you can lightly fry in oil for 3-5 minutes on each side. This makes for a crispier outside to the burger.
  • Serve with salad, sweet potato wedges, hummus and mini rolls. These are also delicious in pitta bread.

Notes

Nutritional information is approximate and is intended as a guide only.

Nutrition

Calories: 116kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 6gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 358mgPotassium: 200mgFiber: 5gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 180IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 68mgIron: 2mg
Keyword falafel sliders
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