Baked Felafel Sandwich

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Combine all felafel ingredients except 1 tablespoon olive oil in the bowl of a food processor.
  • Process for 10 seconds.
  • Stop motor and scrape down sides of bowl, then pulse for another 10 seconds, until all ingredients are well incorporated but mixture is still slightly coarse and grainy.
  • Form mixture into 16 felafel balls and brush with remaining tablespoon olive oil.
  • Bake on a cookie sheet for 20 minutes, flip felafel balls and bake an additional 20 minutes, until felafel balls are crisp and browned.
  • Combine tahini, lemon juice and water and stir to incorporate, adding more water to achieve desired consistency. Reserve.
  • Toss together lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers in a bowl. Warm pita breads for 2 minutes in oven.
  • Fill each pita with 3/4 cup salad, 4 felafel balls and 1/4 cup tahini sauce.
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