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Ingredients

  • Mediterranean Salad
  • 1/2 English cucumber, cut lengthwise in half, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced
  • 2 cups halved red and/or orange cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure ground black pepper
  • 1 cup feta cheese chunks or crumbled feta cheese
  • Falafel Waffles
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) reduced sodium garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and rinsed
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped parsley
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup small diced white onion
  • 1/4 cup minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro leaves
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure ground black pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Prepare Mediterranean Salad; In a medium bowl, toss all ingredients, except cheese, until combined; fold in cheese. Cover and refrigerate up to 4 hours. Makes about 4 cups.
  2. Prepare Falafel Waffles: Preheat waffle iron to medium-high. In food processor with knife blade attached, in batches if necessary, pulse all ingredients until mixture is well combined.
  3. For each waffle, evenly spread 3/4 cup waffle mixture over waffle iron; close iron. Cook 5 minutes or until waffle is golden brown. Serve with Mediterranean Salad.

NUTRITION
  • 538 Calories
  • 29g Fat (8g Saturated)
  • 33mg Cholesterol
  • 1234mg Sodium
  • 54g Carbohydrates
  • 14g Fiber
  • 20g Protein
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