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Falafel Sandwiches

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Serve these small, flat bean patties in pita pockets with lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, and tangy plain low-fat yogurt.

  • Serves: 4
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  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
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    • 4 Green Onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
      2 Garlic Cloves, each cut in half
      1/2 cup Fresh Italian Parsley Leaves, packed
      2 tsp. Dried Mint
      17 oz. Garbanzo Beans, rinsed & drained
      1/2 cup Plain Dried Bread Crumbs
      1 tsp. Ground Coriander
      1 tsp. Ground Cumin
      1 tsp. Baking Powder
      1/2 tsp. Salt
      1/4 tsp. Ground Red Pepper(cayenne)
      1/4 tsp. Ground Allspice
      Olive Oil Non-Stick Cooking Spray
      4 Pitas, 6 to 7 inch diameter


    1. 1) In food processor with knife blade attached, finely chop green onions, garlic, parsley, and mint. Add garbanzo beans, bread crumbs,
      coriander, cumin, baking powder, salt, ground red pepper, and allspice and blend until a coarse puree forms.

      2) Shape bean mixture, by scant 1/2 cups, into eight 3-inch round patties and place on sheet of waxed paper. Spray both sides of patties
      with olive oil spray.

      3) Heat nonstick 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add half of patties and cook 8 minutes or until dark golden brown, turning once. Transfer patties to paper towels to drain. Repeat with remaining

      4) Cut off top third of each pita to form a pocket. Place warm patties in pitas. Serve with choice of accompaniments.

      Sliced Romaine Lettuce, Sliced Tomatoes, Sliced Cucumber, Sliced Red Onion, Plain Low-Fat Yogurt.

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