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Ingredients

Spicy Yogurt Sauce

Falafel

Directions

Spicy Yogurt Sauce

  • Combine yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, cayenne and salt in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate until using.

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Falafel

  • Combine chickpeas, parsley, cilantro, garlic, scallions, flour, cumin, coriander, salt and pepper in a food processor. Run until well combined. Transfer mixture to a bowl. Form into 12 falafel balls.

  • Heat oven to 200 degrees F. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large nonstick sauté pan over medium to medium-high heat. Add 6 falafel to pan and brown 2 minutes per side, about 8 minutes total. Transfer to 200 degrees F oven to keep warm. Repeat with second batch.

  • Serve falafel in a pita half with tomato, cucumber and Spicy Yogurt Sauce.

Nutrition Facts

416 calories; 11 g total fat; 4 mg cholesterol; 967 mg sodium. 62 g carbohydrates; 17 g protein;

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