Falafel Bowl

Lori Hartnett Leave a Comment

Make it meat-free tonight! Garbanzo beans, which are a legume, are a great source of dietary protein and fiber. This one-dish dinner is perfect for any weeknight, or double the ingredients and serve to weekend guests.

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Falafel Bowl
Vegetarian, Soy Free, Nut Free
Instructions
  1. PLACE garbanzo beans, onion, garlic, and seasoning in food processor; pulse until finely chopped, scraping bowl if necessary. Add flour and parsley; pulse just until mixture holds together. Shape mixture into 6 balls; flatten into patties.
  2. REMOVE 1/2 tsp. zest from lemon; place in small bowl with yogurt and cucumber. Cut half of lemon into wedges; set aside. Add juice from remaining half to bowl and mix well.
  3. ADD olive oil to medium skillet; heat over medium heat. Add patties; cook about 3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and heated through.
  4. PLACE greens in serving bowls; add tomato and falafel. Serve with lemon wedges, pita bread, and yogurt mixture.
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MAKE AHEAD

Falafel patties can be made up to one day in advance and refrigerated in an air-tight container before cooking. Add one or two minutes to cook time.

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