Falafel Sandwiches with Sesame Mint Yogurt Sauce

Falafel Sandwiches with Sesame Mint Yogurt Sauce
21 Ingredients
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and rinsed
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons, plus 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup packed fresh parsley leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten with a fork
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 quarts vegetable oil, for frying
  • 3 good quality pita breads, cut in 1/2
  • Sesame Mint Yogurt Sauce, recipe follows
  • 1 English cucumber, peeled and chopped into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 small head iceberg lettuce, chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 cups plain whole-milk yogurt, preferably Greek-style
  • 1 bunch mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • Salt and pepper
Nutrition
956
48% daily value
6 servings
                                       
                                            vegetarian
     

Fat

113% 73

Saturated

34% 7

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 49

Polyunsaturated

- 13

Carbs

21% 63

Carbs (net)

- 49

Fiber

57% 14

Sugars

- 13

Sugars, added

- 0

Protein

38% 19

Cholesterol

14% 42

Sodium

47% 1131

Calcium

24% 239

Magnesium

22% 92

Potassium

15% 685

Iron

26% 5

Zinc

20% 2

Phosphorus

43% 303

Vitamin A

10% 92

Vitamin C

37% 33

Thiamin (B1)

21% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

22% 0

Niacin (B3)

10% 2

Vitamin B6

32% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

32% 128

Folate (food)

- 116

Folic acid

- 7

Vitamin B12

16% 0

Vitamin D

2% 0

Vitamin E

101% 15

Vitamin K

101% 121
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