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Falafel Sandwiches


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
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
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.

Recipe group: Lunch.

Should you try this recipe out we would be very grateful for a photo of the finished dish. Please send by E-Mail to rezepte(at) (JPEG or TIFF format).
Thank you in advance.

This recipe from Karen C. Greenlee - was inserted by Renato Pichler / 2002-05-03 19:56:09

This is a recipe from the European Vegetarian Union database (
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