Falafel Pitas with Cucumber-Yogurt Dressing Recipe

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Submitted by williams_april

Makes 4 servings



Falafel Pitas with Cucumber-Yogurt Dressing

Recipe Ingredients for Falafel Pitas with Cucumber-Yogurt Dressing

1/4 cup minced onion
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 cups chickpeas , rinsed and drained
1 slice whole wheat bread, torn into pieces
1 large egg
1 large egg white
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
2 whole wheat pitas, split
1/2 cup plain fat-free yogurt
1/2 cup diced seedless cucumber
1 tablespoon dill
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

Recipe Directions for Falafel Pitas with Cucumber-Yogurt Dressing

  1. Combine first 10 ingredients in a food processor; pulse 6 times or until well blended (mixture will be wet).

  2. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Spoon about 1/3 cup chickpea mixture per patty into pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.

  3. Add 1 patty to each pita half, and spoon 2 tablespoons Cucumber-Yogurt Dressing into each pita half.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 242.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
344
Calories from Fat
86
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.6g
15%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
736mg
31%
Potassium
460mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
52.3g
17%
Dietary Fiber
8.8g
35%
Sugars
3.6g
Protein
14.7g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 14% Iron 22%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in manganese
  • High in selenium
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