Zucchini-Falafel Pitas

35 6 servings, 1 stuffed pita half (214 g) each
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6 servings, 1 stuffed pita half (214 g) each

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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  • Heat oven to 400ºF.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fill pita halves with falafel patties, sliced cucumbers, tomatoes and sour cream mixture.

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.


  • 6 servings, 1 stuffed pita half (214 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, 1 stuffed pita half (214 g) each
Calories 280
% Daily Value
Total fat 5g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 440mg
Carbohydrate 46g
Dietary fibre 6g
Sugars 4g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 20 %DV

* 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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