Gluten-Free Falafel Cakes with Tahini Yogurt Sauce
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Gluten-Free Falafel Cakes with Tahini Yogurt Sauce
Gluten-Free Falafel Cakes with Tahini Yogurt Sauce

A few twists on a trendy favorite makes garlicky falafel patties gluten-free, baked instead of fried, and absolutely fabulous.

Servings: 31 servings (1 serving = 2 Cakes with 2 tsp sauce)
Falafel
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
Garbanzo beans, canned, well drained
3 lb
6 3/4 cups
Cilantro, fresh, chopped
2 oz
1 cup
Parsley, fresh, chopped
2 oz
2 cups
Garlic, fresh, minced
1 oz
2 Tbsp
Red onions, finely chopped
6 oz
1 cup
Cumin, ground
1 1/2 Tbsp
Kosher salt
1 Tbsp
Black pepper
2 tsp
Cayenne pepper, ground
1/2 tsp
Eggs, large
4 oz
2 each
Sauce
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
Tahini
4 oz
1/2 cup
Lemon juice, fresh
2 oz
1/2 cup
Garlic, fresh
2 tsp
Kosher salt
1/4 tsp
Falafel
  1. Place all ingredients, with the exception of the eggs into a large mixing bowl and toss together.
  2. Add half of mixture (approx. 2 lb) to a food processor and process until blended, not pureed.
  3. Repeat with remaining mixture and transfer all of blended mixture to a large stainless steel bowl.
  4. Add eggs and gently mix together until combined. Scoop using a #30 scoop (approx. 1 oz) on a parchment-lined full sheet pan.
BAKE:
TEMP
TIME
Convection Oven*
300°F
9-14 minutes
Standard Oven
350°F
10-15 minutes
*Rotate pans baked in convection oven one-half turn (180°) after 4 minutes of baking.
Sauce
  1. Place all ingredients for sauce in a food processor. Mix until mixture is smooth.
Finishing
  1. Drizzle 2 tsp of Tahini Yogurt Sauce over 2 pieces warm baked falafel and serve immediately.

  • Baked falafel can be served with a side of mixed greens.
  • Cooking Gluten Free? Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
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Nutrition Information

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Serving Size:
2 Cakes with 2 tsp sauce
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
380mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
3g
Protein
5g
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Nutrition values are calculated using the weights of ingredients.

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