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Chickpea Burgers & Tahini Sauce

August/September 2006, The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)

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Rather than a heavy, fried falafel, here's an updated version of this pocket sandwich: a light chickpea patty served in a whole-wheat pita with a flavorful but light tahini sauce.



READER'S COMMENT:
"Fine recipe; my wife especially liked the sauce. I made the patties and refrigerated them overnight; they never appeared to be falling apart, so the cooling/resting time probably helped. I am far from being a vegetarian, but was quite...
Chickpea Burgers & Tahini Sauce

45 Reviews for Chickpea Burgers & Tahini Sauce

03/29/2010
Anonymous

Does anyone know if this recipe freezes well? Looks delish! Great suggestions from the comments

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03/12/2010
Anonymous

Very tasty - however I think I'll try some of the suggestions by other readers to add more of a kick to it or maybe even add onions to the patties next time. Overall tasty, satisfying delicious meal!

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02/18/2010
Anonymous

At our local Middle Eastern restaurant they add nutmeg to the burgers. And bulgar wheat. They also serve a different kind of sauce. Its yogurt, garlic and mint. I am so glad to have this recipe Its so very good!!!

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12/31/2009

I love this recipe! I make it all the time, but I use almost double the recommended amount of tahini in the yogurt sauce.

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10/13/2009
Anonymous

This recipe needs more spices! The ingredient list I thought was deceptively devoid of garlic, onion, etc... the chickpea burgers turned out quite bland, but would otherwise be delicious with the addition of a little kick.

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