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FALAFEL FRITTERS Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
joe tauriello

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 CUP FRESH CILANTRO COARSELY CHOPPED.
1/4 CUP FRESH PARSLEY COARSELY CHOPPED.
1 CUP ( 8 OZ) BEANS, SOAKED OVERNIGHT (DRAIN WELL AND COOK IN BOILING WATER FOR 10 MINUTES. ( YOU CAN USE BLACK-EYES BEANS; CRANBERRY BEANS; OR LIMA BEANS).
1 & 1/2 CUPS CANNED CHICKPEAS, RINSED AND DRAINED (15 OZ CAN).
1 CLOVE GARLIC; MINCED.
1 TSP SALT.
1 TSP CUMIN.
1 RED HOT CHILI PEPPER, SEEDS AND RIBS REMOVED, MINCED.
1/4 CUP RED ONION CHOPPED.
1 TSP TURMERIC.
1 TBSP FRESH LIME JUICE.
3 TBSP FLOUR (MILLIT).
2 HEADS BUTTER LETTUCE OR SAVOY CABBAGE, LEAVES SEPARATED.
6 CHERRY TOMATOES, QUARTERED, OR ONE SMALL TOMATO FINLEY CHOPPED.
TAHINI TOFU SAUCE (SEE RECIPE BELOW)
1 TBSP TOASTED SESAME SEEDS

Directions:
Directions:
IN FOOD PROCESSOR PROCESS CILANTRO AND PARSLEY UNTIL FINE. ADD THE NEXT NINE INGREDIENTS PULSE UNTIL THE MIXTURES FORM A VERY THICK, FAIRLY SMOOTH PASTE ( YOU WILL NEED TO SCRAPE THE SIDES DOWN AND PROCESS A FEW TIMES) . ADD THE FLOUR AND PULSE TO COMBINE. PLACE THIS MIXTURE IN A BOWL AND SET ASIDE. THIS MIXTURE CAN BE MADE A DAY AHEAD AND REFRIGERATED IN AN AIRTIGHT CONTAINER.

DROP FALAFEL MIXTURE 1 TBSP AT A TIME ON A NON-STICK COOKIE SHEET. BAKE AT 350 FOR 10-12 MINUTES. THIS CAN BE BRUSHED WITH OLIVE OIL AND BAKED UNTIL GOLDEN BROWN IF PREFERRED.

EACH FRITTER SHOULD BE SERVED WARM ON A PIECE OF LETTUCE OR CABBAGE CUP. USE THE REMAINING ONIONS, TOMATOES, TAHINI TOFU SAUCE AND A SPRINKLING OF SESAME SEEDS TO GARNISH. WRAP THE CABBAGE AROUND THE FRITTER AND EAT

 

 

 

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