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Zucchini-Falafel Pitas
Zucchini-Falafel Pitas

Zucchini-Falafel Pitas

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Cook Minutes 35 Min
Prep : 35 Min
These are the easiest falafels you'll ever make. They get their moist texture from the addition of grated zucchini...oh and we put a secret ingredient in there too for extra flavour.
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6 Servings
Original recipe yields 6 Servings
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1 can (19 fl oz/540 mL) chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed
1 cup (1/2 of 120-g pkg.) Stove Top Stuffing Mix for Chicken
1/2 tsp. curry powder
1 egg
1 cup shredded zucchini
1 English cucumber, divided
1/2 cup sour cream
2 Tbsp. milk
3 pita bread pockets, cut in half
1 tomato, cut lengthwise in half, then crosswise into thin slices
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Step 1
Heat oven to 400ºF.
Step 2
Process chickpeas, stuffing mix and curry powder in food processor or blender until blended. Add egg; pulse just until blended. Spoon into large bowl. Add zucchini; mix well.
Step 3
Shape chickpea mixture into 12 (2-1/2-inch) patties, using about 2 Tbsp. for each. Place in single layer on baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray; spray with additional cooking spray.
Step 4
Bake 5 min. on each side or until patties are golden brown on both sides. Meanwhile, chop 1/4 of the cucumber; place in medium bowl. Stir in sour cream and milk. Slice remaining cucumber.
Step 5
Fill pita halves with falafel patties, sliced cucumbers, tomatoes and sour cream mixture.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
How to Use the Leftover Stuffing Mix
Bring 1/2 cup water and 1 Tbsp. non-hydrogenated margarine to boil in small saucepan. Stir in leftover stuffing mix; cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 min. Fluff with fork. Makes 2 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 5 g
Saturated fat 2 g
10 %
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 440 mg
18 %
Carbohydrate 46 g
Fibre 6 g
Sugars 4 g
Protein 12 g
Vitamin A
6 %
Vitamin C
20 %
10 %
20 %
6 servings, 1 stuffed pita half (214 g) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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