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Falafel Sandwiches

 

Falafel Sandwiches recipe
113

Yield

6

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

20

min

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

Humus dip
½ cup chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
mashed
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
¼ cup tahini (sesame paste)
*
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
*
1 teaspoon sugar
Tahini dip
1 cup tahini (sesame paste)
*
¼ cup vegetable oil
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
*
½ teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon lemon juice
¼ teaspoon sugar
¼ teaspoon ginger
ground
*
Falafel
½ cup split green peas
dry
water
*
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
½ cup chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
flour
¼ teaspoon onion powder
*
1 teaspoon parsley leaves
chopped
½ teaspoon cumin
ground
2 cups vegetable oil
6 small pita bread
*
tomatoes
and onions, slices
*
pickles, dill
spears
*

Directions

For hummus dip:

Combine beans, 2 tablespoons oil, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 1 teaspoon salt, ¼ cup tahini, ¼ teaspoon garlic powder and 1 teaspoon sugar. Mix well. Set aside.

For dip:

Combine ¼ cup tahini, ¼ cup oil, ¼ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon salt, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, sugar and ¼ teaspoon ginger. Blend well. Set aside.

To make falafel:

Soak split peas in water to cover overnight. Drain and mash. Add ½ teaspoon salt, pepper, garbanzo bean flour, onion powder, parsley, ½ cup water and cumin and mix well. Shape into small balls.

Fry in 2 cups hot oil and drain on paper towels. Split pita bread to form pockets.

Fill pockets with split pea balls and tomato, onion and pickle slices. Top with hummus or tahini dip.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 154g (5.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 87090% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 87g 134%
Saturated Fat 11g 56%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 909mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 7%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 3% Iron 8%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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