Baked FalafelSubmitted by: ERICACAW
IntroductionA lower fat version of a mediterranian favorite! A lower fat version of a mediterranian favorite!
2 Cups Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) - Rinsed and drained
1/4 Cup Onions, raw, chopped
1 tsp "no salt" seasoning
1/8 Cup Parsley
1/8 Cup Coriander
2 cloves Garlic
2 tsp Cinnamon, ground
1 tsp Ground Cumin
1 TBSP Whole Wheat Flour
3 tbsp Tahini (sesame paste)
1.5 tbsp Lemon juice
3 pitas, whole-wheat, small (4" dia) cut in half
2 Cup Romaine Lettuce, shredded
6 Black Olives
6 Red Ripe Cherry Tomatoes
Preheat oven to 400ÂºF
Spray a large skillet with cooking spray and place over medium-high heat. Add patties and cook until golden brown, flipping once, about 3-5 minutes per side. Place patties on a baking sheet that has been sprayed and bake 10 minutes.
In a small bowl, stir together tahini, lemon Juice and water. stir until consisitency is a smooth paste.
Take 1/2 of a whole wheat pita, insert 1 falafel cake, add lettuce, 1 cherry tomato and 1 black olive. Drizzle about 1 TBSP of tahini mixture on sandwich and enjoy!
Number of Servings: 6
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ERICACAW.