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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 436.5
  • Total Fat: 11.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 8.0 mg
  • Sodium: 768.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 68.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 12.1 g
  • Protein: 16.0 g

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Falafel

Submitted by: DANIWOESTMAN

Introduction

Keep the patties chilled right up until cooking to ensure they hold their shape and develop a crispy exterior. Keep the patties chilled right up until cooking to ensure they hold their shape and develop a crispy exterior.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 15-16 oz. cans garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
    1 shallot, chopped
    6 cloves garlic, peeled
    1 C. loosely packed flat-leaf parsley
    2 t. chili powder
    1/3 C. all-purpose flour
    1 lemon
    1 6 oz. carton plain yogurt
    1/2 C. chopped or sliced cucumber
    2 T. olive oil

Tips

Each serving: 307 cal, 11 g fat, 3 mg chol, 808 mg sodium, 41 g carb, 10 g fiber, 13 g pro.


Directions

1. In a food processor combine beans, shallot, garlic, parsley, chili powder, 1/2 t. kosher salt, and 1/4 t. pepper. Pulse until finely chopped. Add flour; pulse until mixture just holds together.
2. Divide mixture into 12 balls. Flatten each slightly. Cover; chill 30 minutes or overnight. Meanwhile, remove 1 t. zest from lemon. Juice half the lemon. Cut remaining half into wedges. Stir together lemon zest and juice, yogurt, and cucumber. Cover; chill.
3. In a very large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add patties. Cook 8 minutes or until golden brown and heated through, turning once. Serve with yogurt sauce and lemon wedges.

Serving Size: Makes 4 2 patty servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DANIWOESTMAN.






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