These tasty Falafel Burgers are a great, slimming friendly alternative to the shop bought version, and great if you’re calorie counting or following Weight Watchers!
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These tasty Falafel Burgers are a great, slimming friendly alternative to the shop bought versions and great if you’re counting calories or following a plan like Weight Watchers.
Our super yummy Falafel Burgers are so packed full of flavour that you won’t feel like you’re missing out on a meaty burger!
They’re also really versatile and you can serve them in a flatbread, shape them into traditional falafels or even serve them with some rice.
This recipe makes 8 small burgers, but you could easily adapt it and make 4 larger ones instead – just remember to adjust the calories and Points accordingly.
What diets are these Falafel Burgers suitable for?
This Falafel Burgers recipe is suitable for vegetarians, vegans and dairy free diets.
It can be made gluten free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for gluten free versions;
- Self raising flour
Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.
How Weight Watchers friendly is this Falafel Burgers recipe?
Weight Watchers’ new PersonalPoints plan calculates each individual’s Points allowance based on their unique food preferences and goals. This means we’re no longer able to offer exact WW points for our recipes.
The good news is that all of our recipes are still Weight Watchers friendly! If you have any questions about your Points budgets or you’re unsure how a certain recipe will fit into your plan, please reach out to Weight Watchers directly.
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These Falafel Burgers are soooo easy to make. You’ll just need a food processor to blitz all the ingredients together! We use a food processor for loads of recipes – it’s a must have kitchen tool!
Preheat the oven to 180°C. Rinse and drain a tin of chickpeas and pat dry.
Pour the chickpeas into a food processor. Chop the onion and garlic into large chunks and add to the food processor, along with the chilli powder, ground cumin, salt, coriander and flour.
Blitz until the mixture starts to come together into a ball. Roll into 8 even balls and flatten to make burger shapes – these should be around 1cm thick.
Spray a baking tray with low calorie cooking spray and place the burgers onto the tray. Spray the tops of the burgers and cook in the oven for 25 minutes. Turn after this time, spray again with Low calorie cooking spray and cook for a further 15 minutes.
Remove from the oven and eat while hot! You can also eat these cold with a dip!
What could I serve with these Falafel Burgers?
These Falafel Burgers work really well when served with the following accompaniments:
How do you know when these Falafel Burgers is cooked?
You’ll need to cook these Falafel Burgers for 40 minutes (remember to flip them over after the first 25 minutes) or until golden.
Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.
How long can you keep these Falafel Burgers in the fridge?
Once you’ve put this dish out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.
If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of Falafel Burgers in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.
Can I freeze Falafel Burgers?
Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;
- Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
- Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!
How do I reheat Falafel Burgers?
From chilled: Pop into a moderately hot oven for around 20 minutes or until piping hot, making sure to keep an eye on them so they don’t burn.
From frozen: Allow to defrost, and then as above.
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These tasty Falafel Burgers are a great, slimming friendly alternative to the shop bought version, and great if you're calorie counting or following Weight Watchers!
- KCals 86
- Carbs 11G
- Preheat the oven to 180°C. Rinse and drain a tin of chickpeas and pat dry.
- Pour the chickpeas into a food processor. Chop the onion and garlic into large chunks and add to the food processor, along with the chilli powder, ground cumin, salt, coriander and flour.
- Blitz until the mixture starts to come together into a ball. Roll into 8 even balls and flatten to make burger shapes - these should be around 1cm thick.
- Spray a baking tray with low calorie cooking spray and place the burgers onto the tray. Spray the tops of the burgers and cook in the oven for 25 minutes. Turn after this time, spray again with low calorie cooking spray and cook for a further 15 minutes.
- Remove from the oven and eat while hot! You can also eat these cold with a dip!
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