Simple Falafel (Chickpea Burgers) Recipe
Recipes > Everyday Cooking > Vegetarian > Simple Falafel (Chickpea Burgers)

Simple Falafel (Chickpea Burgers)


This quick and easy falafel is baked in the oven and served alongside a sour cream and salsa dip for a great weeknight meal.


  • 2 cups canned garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons whole wheat flour
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon wheat germ
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup salsa


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Grease a baking sheet.
  3. Mash garbanzo beans, whole-wheat flour, garlic, wheat germ, onion, soy sauce, and salt together in a bowl until well combined.
  4. Shape garbanzo bean mixture into 12 one-inch balls and place on prepared baking sheet.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 15 minutes; flip and bake for an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Mix sour cream and salsa together in a bowl for the dip.

Add comment

Nutritional Information

Simple Falafel (Chickpea Burgers)

Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 237
% Daily Value *
Total Fat: 12 %
Saturated Fat:
Cholesterol: 4 %
Sodium: 40 %
Potassium: 11 %
Total Carbohydrates: 11 %
Dietary Fiber: 26 %
Protein: 17 %
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Vitamin B6:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2020,
ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved