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Another Falafel Recipe

 
Another Falafel Recipe
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Another Falafel Recipe recipe

Yield

8

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

30

min

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

1 ½ cups chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
cooked and drained
1 each onions
chopped
¼ cup parsley leaves
chopped
3 cloves garlic
crushed
1 tablespoon water
or chickpea stock
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon coriander
1 teaspoon cumin
1 x salt and black pepper
*
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
plus additional flour for coating patties
1 x vegetable oil
for frying
*
1 x pita bread
tops cut off
*
1 dash harissa
see below, optional
*
Harissa
½ pound red chili peppers
stemmed, seeded and chopped
6 cloves garlic
peeled
1 teaspoon caraway seeds
1 teaspoon salt
1 ½ teaspoons black pepper
1 ½ teaspoons cumin
1 teaspoon coriander
1 x olive oil
*

Directions

Place cooked chick peas in a blender. Add onion, parsley, garlic, stock, soda, spices, salt & pepper. Process until smooth.

Place in a glass bowl and refrigerate until firm about 20 to 30 minutes.

Shape into 12 patties.

Dust lightly with flour and fry in hot oil, turning frequently until browned and crisp. Drain on paper towels.

Put a pattie in a pita pocket, top with parsley, tomatoes, onion and a little harissa if desired. Tazikki, yogurt and tahini are also nice.

HARISSA:

Place peppers and garlic in a processor and process until coarsely ground.

Add remaining ingredients except the olive oil and process until smooth. To store, place in a small jar, top with a thin layer of olive oil and refrigerate until ready to use.

Makes 1 cup.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 104g (3.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 1879% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 942mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 13%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Sugars g
Protein 16g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 165%
Calcium 11% Iron 21%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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