Falafel is a Middle Eastern specialty featuring fried patties made of ground garbanzo beans and spices. We pan-fried the patties and served them over greens for a main-dish salad.
Prep: 48 minutes; Cook: 7 minutes per batch
Oxmoor House OCTOBER 2006
1. Process first 10 ingredients in a food processor until smooth, scraping down sides as needed. Form mixture into 12 (2-inch) patties about 1/2-inch thick. Dredge patties in flour, shaking off excess.
2. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 6 patties; cook 3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Remove from pan; keep warm. Repeat procedure with remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil and patties.
3. Arrange lettuce, cucumber, tomato, and green onions on serving plates. Top servings with falafel patties. Drizzle each serving with Tahini Sauce.
Note: Nutritional analysis totals include Tahini Sauce.
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