Falafel Patties With Tomato Salad

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 490 calories
    • Fat 24 g
    • Sat Fat 3 g
    • Cholesterol 5 mg
    • Sodium 770 mg
    • Protein 16 g
    • Carbohydrate 54 g
    • Sugar 2 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 3 mg
    • Calcium 118 mg

Pulse the chickpeas. mayonnaise, cumin, and about half the garlic in a food processor until almost smooth. Pulse in 2 tablespoons of the cilantro, the onion, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Form into eight 2½-inch patties.

Heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet. Add the patties and cook over medium-high heat, turning once, until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels.

Toss the remaining garlic, cilantro, and olive oil with the tomatoes and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper in a large bowl. Serve with the patties, tzatziki, pitas, and lemon wedges.

Ingredients

  1. Check 2 15-ounce cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  2. Check 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  3. Check 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  4. Check 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  5. Check ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  6. Check 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  7. Check Kosher salt and black pepper
  8. Check 3 tablespoons olive oil
  9. Check 2 ripe tomatoes, cored and cut into wedges
  10. Check Tzatziki, for serving (optional)
  11. Check Toasted pita bread and lemon wedges, for serving

Directions

  1. Pulse the chickpeas. mayonnaise, cumin, and about half the garlic in a food processor until almost smooth. Pulse in 2 tablespoons of the cilantro, the onion, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Form into eight 2½-inch patties.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet. Add the patties and cook over medium-high heat, turning once, until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
  3. Toss the remaining garlic, cilantro, and olive oil with the tomatoes and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper in a large bowl. Serve with the patties, tzatziki, pitas, and lemon wedges.