Falafel Sandwiches

for 4 persons
15 oz can garbanzobeans -- drained
1/2 cup onion -- chopped
1/4 cup fine drybread crumbs
1 tbs fresh parsley -- chopped
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp black pepper
1/8 tsp ground red pepper
2 cloves garlic --minced
vegetable cooking spray
2 tsp olive oil,divided
2 6-inch pita rounds -- cut in half
4 curly lettuce leaves
Tahini Sauce (see separate recipe)

Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add first 10 ingredients and process until smooth.

Divide mixture into 8 equal portions, shaping each into a 3-inch patty.
Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; add 1 1/2 tsp. of oil and place over medium heat until hot.
Add 4 patties to skillet; cook 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.
Repeat procedure with remaining oil and patties.

Spread about 2 tablespoons of Tahini Sauce evenly into each pita half.
Fill each half with 1 lettuce leaf and 2 falafel patties.

additional informations

Recipe group Lunch
region Mediterranean
Karen C. Greenlee - greenlee@bellsouth.net
submitted by Renato Pichler / renato@vegetarismus.ch

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