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Best Felafel


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Best Felafel recipe

Yield

4

servings

Prep

45

min

Cook

15

min

Ready

60

min

Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

2 cups chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
cooked
1 each eggs
beaten
3 cloves garlic
crushed
¼ cup celery
finely minced
¼ cup scallions, spring or green onions
finely minced
½ teaspoon cumin
ground
¼ teaspoon turmeric
*
tablespoons flour, all-purpose
teaspoon cayenne pepper
*
1 dash black pepper
*
¾ teaspoon salt
Felafel sauce
1 cup yogurt
2 tablespoons tahini
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 cloves garlic
crushed
¼ teaspoon cumin
*
* not incl. in nutrient facts

Directions

Put ingredients in food processor.

Chill well.

With floured hands, make the batter into one dozen patties.

Dust each lightly with flour.

Heat a 2-inch pool of oil in a heavy skillet to 365 degrees F.

Deep fry felafel until golden brown and serve in pitas with sauce, lettuce, and tomatoes.

First published: last updated: 2015-04-01

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 234g (8.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 27528% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 54mg 18%
Sodium 862mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 13%
Dietary Fiber 7g 27%
Sugars g
Protein 24g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 19% Iron 18%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
 

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