Middle Eastern Baked Falafel

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Ina blender or food processor, combine the chickpeas, garlic, parsley, coriander, cumin, chili powder, red pepper, black pepper, and salt.
  • Process until the ingredients form a thick paste.
  • Lightly coat a baking hseet with non-stick cooking spray. Roll the chickpea mixture into 1" balls and place on the sheet. Lightly coat the balls with non-stick spray.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, or until the balls are lightly golden brown. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the tomatoes and cucumber.
  • Cut the pitas in half and fill each pocket with lettuce, falafel balls, yogurt-tahini dressing, tomato and cucumber mixture, and more dressing if desired.
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