Oxmoor House
Hands-on Time
28 Mins
Total Time
1 Hour 28 Mins
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 pita half)

This traditional Middle-Eastern meal is a healthy and hearty choice for lunch or a heavier snack. The tahini-yogurt sauce drizzled overtop the falafel and the veggies adds a creamy texture and appetizing flavor.

How to Make It

Step 1

To prepare Tahini-Yogurt Sauce, combine first 6 ingredients in a small bowl. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

Step 2

To prepare falafel, combine 1 1/3 cups boiling water and bulgur in a small bowl. Cover and let stand 25 to 30 minutes or until tender. Drain.

Step 3

Drop garlic through food chute with processor on; process until minced. Add bulgur, parsley, and next 6 ingredients (through egg white); process until smooth. Divide mixture into 8 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty. Place patties on a baking sheet; cover and chill 30 minutes.

Step 4

Heat 1 1/2 tablespoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 4 patties; cook 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Repeat procedure with remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons oil and 4 patties.

Step 5

Spread 1 tablespoon Tahini-Yogurt Sauce inside each pita. Fill each pita half with 2 patties. Divide tomato, cucumber, and red onion evenly among pita halves, and drizzle evenly with 1 tablespoon sauce.

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August 19, 2013

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March 24, 2013