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Smokey Mesquite Baked Falafel Visual Preparation Steps

What You Need

  • 1 can (15 oz.) chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted red peppers
  • 1 pkg. (6 oz.) FRESH TAKE Smokey Mesquite BBQ Cheese Breadcrumb Mix, mixed together
  • 1/2 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onions
  • 1/2 cup diced English cucumber
  • 4 pita breads
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantroleaves

Make It

  1. Heat oven to 400ºF. Process chickpeas and yellow onions in food processor until smooth; spoon into medium bowl. Stir in red peppers and 1 cup cheese mixture. Shape into 12 (3/4-inch-thick) patties.
  2. Place remaining cheese mixture in pie plate. Add patties, 1 at a time, turning to evenly coat both sides of each patty with cheese mixture. Place on baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray.
  3. Bake 20 min. Meanwhile, mix sour cream, lemon juice, garlic and cumin until blended. Reserve 3 Tbsp. sour cream mixture. Toss remaining sour cream mixture with lettuce, red onions and cucumbers.
  4. Top pitas with lettuce mixture and falafel patties. Drizzle with reserved sour cream mixture; top with cilantro.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Serving Suggestion
Serve with a mixed green salad and your favorite fresh fruit to round out the meal.
Substitute
Substitute plain nonfat Greek-style yogurt for the sour cream.
Note
For easy cleanup, cover baking sheet with foil before spraying with cooking spray and using as directed.
recipe id: K:10842v0:139048

Servings

total: 4 servings

nutritional info per serving

calories
520
total fat
17 g
saturated fat
8 g
cholesterol
45 mg
sodium
940 mg
carbohydrate
72 g
dietary fiber
8 g
sugars
8 g
protein
21 g
vitamin a
30 %DV
vitamin c
25 %DV
calcium
35 %DV
iron
25 %DV
recipe id: K:10842v0:139048
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