Baked Falafel

Baked Falafel
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Wrapped up in a sandwich or on their own, the fresh flavors of mint, garlic and lemon shine in these chickpea patties.
25 min
Prep Time
45 min
Total Time
4 servings

Ingredients

Tahini Sauce

1/4 cup
tahini
1/4 cup
water

Falafel

1 (15-ounce) can
chickpeas, drained, rinsed
1 teaspoon (1 teaspoon)
finely chopped fresh garlic
1 small (1/2 cup)
onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup
chopped cilantro leaves
1/4 cup
chopped mint leaves
1/8 teaspoon
ground red pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons
ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon
salt
1/2 teaspoon
baking soda
1 tablespoon
lemon juice
1/4 cup
panko bread crumbs
4 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt, melted
 
2 (8-inch)
pita pocket breads, cut in half
Shredded romaine lettuce
Sliced tomatoes
Sliced onion

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400°F.
  2. Combine tahini and water in bowl; set aside.
  3. Place all falafel ingredients exceptbread crumbs and Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt in food processor bowl fitted with metal blade. Pulse until ingredients are blended into thick paste.
  4. Brush 15x10x1-inch baking pan with1 tablespoon meltedButter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt. Place bread crumbs into shallow bowl; set aside.
  5. Shape falafel mixture into 12 balls. Flatten to 1 1/2-inch circles; coat in bread crumbs. Place onto prepared baking pan. Brush tops of patties with remaining butter.
  6. Bake 15 minutes; turn patties. Bake 5-10 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Place 3 falafel into each pita bread half; top with lettuce, tomatoes and onions. Drizzle with tahini sauce.

Recipe Tips

Tahini is sesame seeds ground into a paste.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
440
Cholesterol
25mg
Carbohydrates
51g
Protein
15g
Fat
21g
Sodium
720mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

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