Join the conversation #Dapperism
Connect @Dapperism

Food for The Modern Gentleman: The Falafel Burger

“The Falafel Burger”

Cooking is an asset to the modern gentleman. Whether you’re hosting for friends or want to make for a good date night, this is a skill to be practiced and mastered as a valuable tool in your arsenal. This week we explore an unknown for many burger lovers, the Falafel Burger. This burger is an interesting gourmet presentation perfect for any guest with a vegetarian diet.

Falafel Burger ingredients:

2 cans garbanzo beans(chickpeas, whatever)

1 bunch of parsley fine chopped

1 bunch cilantro finely chopped

2 pieces of garlic peeled and chopped

Juice of half a lemon

1 egg

1 tablespoon of flour, add more if needed

2 teaspoons cumin

1 teaspoon garlic salt

Cooking instruction:

Combine ingredients by hand, food processor, or mortar and pestle until they are all one thick paste. Form into burgers appropriate in size to your buns. Bake on a cookie sheet that has been brushed with olive oil at 400 degrees for 25-30 minutes flipping halfway through.

When finished top off the burgers with feta, pickled red onions(see other recipe), red leaf lettuce, yogurt sauce.

Garlic-cucumber yogurt sauce:

2 cloves garlic

1 cucumber diced

Juice from half a lemon

10oz of plain yogurt(Greek if you prefer)

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon white pepper

Roast garlic cloves in olive oil. Combine the roasted garlic and the remaining oil from the pan with a fork. Add to a bowl with other ingredients and stir.

Photography by A.J. Bryson

AJ Bryson

  • Luck Flanders

    looks and sounds good congrats I know this must be exciting for you