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Falafel

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Ingredients
  Bulgur wheat 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Olive oil 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Garbanzo beans 2 Cup (32 tbs), cooked, drained
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced or pressed
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Crushed dried red pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Fine dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped fresh coriander 3 Tablespoon
  Six inch pocket breads 6 , warmed and halved
Directions

Prepare Tahini Sauce and Felafil Relish.
Place bulgur in a small bowl and add boiling water to cover.
Let stand for 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a blender or food processor combine garbanzos, garlic, lemon juice, cumin, salt, and chiles; whirl until smooth.
Drain bulgur well.
In a medium size bowl, beat eggs; then mix in bread crumbs, pureed garbanzo mixture, coriander, and bulgur.
Shape mixture into six 4 inch patties.
Into a wide frying pan over medium high heat, pour oil to a depth of 1/4 inch.
When oil is hot, add patties and cook, turning once, until well browned .
Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2894 Calories from Fat 572

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g104.1%

Saturated Fat 9.2 g46.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 3419.7 mg142.5%

Total Carbohydrates 468 g156%

Dietary Fiber 93 g372%

Sugars 49.5 g

Protein 125 g251%

Vitamin A 102.7% Vitamin C 104.1%

Calcium 63.6% Iron 209.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Falafel Recipe