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    Authentic Falafels, the Good for You Way!

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    10 mins

    10 mins

    natsxox's Note:

    This recipe captures all the flavors of an 'authentic falafel' whilst making it low in fat and high(er) in fibre...what more could you want?

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4

    Yield:

    falafels

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Throw the onion and garlic (peeled!) in a food processor until they're chopped.
    2. 2
      Drain chickpeas and give them a wash, then add them to food processor. Pulse until mashed -- but not to mushy!
    3. 3
      Scrape the onion/garlic/chickpeas mix into a large bowl and add all remaining ingredients.
    4. 4
      Mix until completly blended.
    5. 5
      The mix should be thick but not too stiff.
    6. 6
      Grease a non-stick pan and drop mixture in tablespoon sized 'blobs' into the pan.
    7. 7
      Cook on each side for a few minutes -- until browned and slightly crunchy- then flip.
    8. 8
      Continue until all mix is cooked.
    9. 9
      ENJOY!
    10. 10
      P.S: the final product will be a bit crumbly but it doesn't matter -- they're so delicious!

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 04, 2007

      55

      Couldnt ask for better

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    • on October 19, 2007

      15

      This isn't an authentic recipe at all, and it isn't very good for you either. It might be lower in fat than most falafel recipes but the added cholesterol from the egg and refined carbs from the breadcrumbs make it so not worth it. I say stick to an authentic falafel recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Authentic Falafels, the Good for You Way!

    Serving Size: 1 (177 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 262.0
     
    Calories from Fat 39
    15%
    Total Fat 4.3 g
    6%
    Saturated Fat 0.8 g
    4%
    Cholesterol 52.8 mg
    17%
    Sodium 753.4 mg
    31%
    Total Carbohydrate 45.3 g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 7.4 g
    29%
    Sugars 1.7 g
    7%
    Protein 11.4 g
    22%

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