Sunrise Blend Falafel Salad

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  • Sunrise blend falafel salad ingredients

    Traditional falafel ingredients get the better-for-you treatment with the addition of Sunrise Blend.

  • Sunrise falafel salad on plate

    Here goes Sunrise Blend again making something great even better!


INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/3 quarts tahini
  • 1 1/3 quarts water
  • 1 1/3 cups plain yogurt
  • 1 1/3 cups olive oil
  • 1 1/3 cups lemon juice
  • 5 t garlic
  • 8 t kosher salt
  • 32 oz boiling water
  • 5 1/4 quarts garbanzo beans, canned, drained
  • 3 1/2 T cumin
  • 2 2/3 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 4 cups plain yogurt (to finish dressing)
  • 1 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 24 quarts lettuce greens
  • 6 quarts tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 6 quarts cucumbers, thinly sliced

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Directions

For the dressing:

  1. In a blender, puree the first 6 ingredients.
  2. Divide the mixture in ½ and set aside.

For the falafel:

  1. Place the InHarvest Sunrise Blend with Quinoa Flakes® into a bowl with the boiling water. Cover and steep for 20 minutes. Cool slightly.
  2. Place cooled Sunrise Blend in a food processor with garbanzo beans, cumin, cilantro and half the reserved dressing mixture. Process until the mixture is blended and holds together.

To finish the dressing:

  1. Combine remaining ½ reserved dressing with yogurt and mix well.
  2. Form the falafel into 2 oz patties.
  3. Heat the remaining oil on a griddle.
  4. Fry the falafel until browned, flip and brown the other side.
  5. Place 2 cups salad greens in a bowl.
  6. Top with 2 falafels, ½ cup tomato, ½ cup cucumber and 2 tablespoons dressing.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving: 354 cal., 15 g pro., 38 g carb., 8 g fiber, 18 g fat (3 g sat. fat), 4 mg chol., 349 mg sod., 6 g sugar

Serving Suggestion

Serve with warm pita and extra tahini yogurt sauce to pass.