Baked Falafel with Lemon Tahini Sauce

Authorlisa
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time20 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time40 mins
 15 can chickpeas
 3 tbsp flour (preferably gluten free)
 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley
 2 large cloves garlic, minced
 1 tsp ground cumin
 1 tsp ground coriander
 0.50 tsp chili powder
 0.25 tsp pepper Lemon Tahini Sauce
 2 tbsp tahini paste
 1 Zest and juice of 1 lemon
Remaining Ingredients
 0.50 cup crumbled feta cheese
 2 pita bread (can find gluten free pita pockets, but may be better to use Udi’s Plain Gluten Free Tortillas)
1

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

2

Combine all falafel ingredients in a food processor and pulse until well blended.

3

Scoop the bean mixture into a bowl and shape into 8 equal sized patties.

4

Place on a greased baking sheet, brush each with olive oil and bake for 20 minutes.

5

Whisk the tahini, lemon juice, and zest in a small bowl. Divide the hot falafel among the two warmed pita breads and top with chopped lettuce, tomato, thinly sliced red onion, crumbled feta, and the lemon-tahini sauce.

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Ingredients

 15 can chickpeas
 3 tbsp flour (preferably gluten free)
 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley
 2 large cloves garlic, minced
 1 tsp ground cumin
 1 tsp ground coriander
 0.50 tsp chili powder
 0.25 tsp pepper Lemon Tahini Sauce
 2 tbsp tahini paste
 1 Zest and juice of 1 lemon
Remaining Ingredients
 0.50 cup crumbled feta cheese
 2 pita bread (can find gluten free pita pockets, but may be better to use Udi’s Plain Gluten Free Tortillas)

Directions

1

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

2

Combine all falafel ingredients in a food processor and pulse until well blended.

3

Scoop the bean mixture into a bowl and shape into 8 equal sized patties.

4

Place on a greased baking sheet, brush each with olive oil and bake for 20 minutes.

5

Whisk the tahini, lemon juice, and zest in a small bowl. Divide the hot falafel among the two warmed pita breads and top with chopped lettuce, tomato, thinly sliced red onion, crumbled feta, and the lemon-tahini sauce.

Baked Falafel with Lemon Tahini Sauce

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