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Fauxlafel Burger

Served With a Cucumber-Garlic Yogurt Sauce

PHOTO: Richard Blais fauxlafel burger is shown here.
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Cook Time: min

This recipe from Richard Blais is a healthy and nutritious meal. It's the perfect fuel for those training for a marathon this year.

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Ingredients

  • Ingredients for Fauxlafel Patty:
  • Chick Peas, soaked for 24 hrs 5 lb
  • 1 1/2 oz garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 cup onion minced
  • 1/8 cup coriander, ground
  • 1/8 cup cumin, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon salt
  • 3 lemons, Juiced
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • Ingredients for Pickled Vegetables:
  • 1/4 cup beets, cooked, sliced
  • 1/4 cup cauliflower, roasted, sliced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup carrots, blanched, sliced
  • 1 1/2 quarts Bread & butter pickling liquid
  • Ingredients for Pickled Vegetables:
  • 1/4 cup beets, cooked, sliced
  • 1/4 cup cauliflower, roasted, sliced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup carrots, blanched, sliced
  • 1 1/2 quarts Bread & butter pickling liquid
  • Ingredients for Yogurt sauce:
  • 2 cups greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup cucumber grated
  • 2 tablespoon dill, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon mint, chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon chipotle, canned
  • 1 lemon zest
  • Cooking Directions

    For fauxlafel patty:

    Soak the chick peas over night. Mix them with the onion and garlic and grind in a meat grinder. Mix with remaining ingredients and form into patties. Pan sear in olive oil.

    For pickling vegetables and brine:

    Combine and boil, dissolve sugar and save for soaking the veggies.

    For yogurt sauce:

    Mix together and serve.

    Recipe courtesy Richard Blais.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: chick peas, parsley, cayenne, cilantro

    Course: Lunch, Dinner

    More Info: Heart Healthy, Low Saturated Fat


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