Falafel Plate with Tahini Dressing

Photography, Jeff Coulson

  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Total time 35 minutes
  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: April 2023


Tahini Dressing:


In food processor, pulse onion with garlic until finely chopped. Add chickpeas, cilantro, cumin, cayenne, salt and pepper; pulse until consistency of fine paste. Stir in flour. Shape by scant 2 tbsp into 16 balls; flatten to 1/2-inch thickness. 

In nonstick skillet, heat half of the oil over medium heat; cook falafels in batches, turning once and adding remain­ing oil as needed, until golden, 4 to 6 minutes. 

Arrange lettuce, cucumber, sprouts, tomatoes and falafels on platter; serve with Tahini Dressing. 

Tahini Dressing

In small bowl, whisk together, oil, tahini, lemon juice, vinegar, salt and pepper.  

Nutritional facts PER SERVING

  • Fibre 9 g
  • Sodium 593 mg
  • Sugars 9 g
  • Protein 11 g
  • Calories 425
  • Total fat 26 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 40 g
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