Smokey Mesquite Baked Falafel

3.7
(3) 2 Reviews
Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
35
min.
Servings

4 servings

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Make It

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bake 20 min. Meanwhile, mix sour cream, lemon juice, garlic and cumin until blended. Reserve 3 Tbsp. sour cream mixture. Toss lettuce, red onions and cucumbers with remaining sour cream mixture.
  • Top pitas with lettuce mixture and falafel patties. Drizzle with reserved sour cream mixture; top with cilantro.

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.

Servings

  • 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 500
% Daily Value
Total fat 15g
Saturated fat 7g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 940mg
Carbohydrate 73g
Dietary fiber 8g
Sugars 8g
Protein 22g
   
Vitamin A 35 %DV
Vitamin C 25 %DV
Calcium 40 %DV
Iron 25 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • tripletsrus01 |

    This was terrible! the mesquite flavor was completely overpowering. The cucumber salad was good, way too much onion. We eat falafel all the time and my kids wouldn't touch this!

  • KitchenCaptive |

    Very fresh tasting and smelling. I loved it.

  • sarahjane1432 |

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