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Power Felafel

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1 cn Chick peas; drained
  • 4 Cloves garlic; sliced
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/4 c Parsley; snipped
  • 3 Green onions; chopped
  • 1/4 c Tahini (sesame paste)
  • 1/4 c Dry breadcrumbs
  • 1 1/2 tb Cumin; ground
  • 1 1/2 ts Basil; dried
  • 1 1/2 ts Marjoram; dried
  • 1 1/2 ts Thyme; dried
  • 1 1/2 ts Turmeric
  • 1/4 ts Black pepper
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 tb Sunflower or canola oil
  • 4 Whole wheat pitas


* Toppings: tahini sauce and chopped vegetables such as tomatoes,
cucumbers, radishes and sprouts. In a food processor or food mill, combine
the chick peas and garlic. Process until smooth. Add egg and process to
mix. Transfer to a medium bowl and stir in parsley, onions, tahini,
breadcrumbs, cumin, basil, marjoram, thyme, pepper and salt. Shape mixture
into 8 patties each about 1/4 inch thick. In a large, heavy skillet, heat
oil on medium-high heat; add patties and cook for 5 - 7 minutes per side or
until golden brown. Or the mixture can be placed in an ovenproof dish and
baked following Biotrain directions above. To serve, cut pitas in halves.
Tuck a patty or dollop of the baked mixture into each pita "pocket." Pass
bowls of topping to complete sandwiches as desired. Serves 4.

From The Gazette, 91/05/01.

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