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Spinach Falafel

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Spinach Falafel Screenshot from America's Heartland Season 11 Episode 17

 1 cup fresh baby spinach
 15 oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
 ¼ cup cilantro
 ¼ cup parsley
 1 clove garlic
 1 tsp cumin
 1 tsp baking powder
  cup flour
 ¼ tsp chili pepper flakes
Tzaziki Sauce
 1 cup greek yogurt
  cup finely grated cucumber
 3 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
 juice from 1 lemon
 salt, pepper to taste

Add chickpeas to food processor. Pulse to break down the chickpeas. Add cilantro, spinach, garlic, red pepper flakes, olive oil and cumin to food processor and mix.


Empty mixture from food processor into a mixing bowl. Add flour, black pepper, salt and baking powder and mix.


Line baking sheet and drizzle lightly with olive oil.


Use your hand to form falafel patties.


Bake in a 400 degree oven for 20 minutes until golden brown.

Tzaziki Sauce

To remove seeds from cucmbers slice in half and use a spoon to scrape out the seeds. Grate cucumber and squeeze out excess water.


Combine cucumbers with chopped herbs and squeeze juice from 1 lemon into sauce mixture.


Mix in greek yogurt and combine. Add salt as needed.


Serve with falafel

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