Crispy Baked Falafel

Crispy Baked Falafel

Tzatziki sauce

Brava

Serves 4

Active Time:

~20 min

Total Time:

~29 min


Ingredients

  • 1 box (6 oz) falafel mix
  • 1 cup grated English cucumber
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • Pita bread for serving (optional)

From Your Pantry

cooking oil

kosher salt and black pepper

flaky sea salt (optional)

Equipment

mixing bowls

Brava metal tray

Nutrition Information

Allergens: Milk, Wheat (Gluten)

Tags

  • Starter
  • Vegetarian
  • Metal Tray
  • Middle Eastern
  • Recipes
  • Serves 4
  • Sides
  • Snack
  • Vegetables
  • Weekend
  • Weeknight
  • Year Round

  1. step
    1

    Form falafel patties

    • Prepare falafel mix according to package instructions.
    • Using your hands, form falafel mixture into patties ¾ inch thick and 1½ inches wide. You should have about 12 patties.

  2. step
    2

    Bake falafel

    • Drizzle 2 tablespoons cooking oil on Zones 1, 2 and 3 of Brava metal tray.
    • Place falafels, evenly spaced apart, in Zones 1, 2 and 3 of metal tray.
    • Slide metal tray into top shelf.
    • Select “Crispy Baked Falafel” on your Brava touchscreen and follow instructions.
    • While food cooks, prepare tzatziki sauce.

  3. step
    3

    Make tzatziki sauce

    • Using clean towel, squeeze excess moisture from grated cucumber.
    • In small bowl, stir together cucumber, yogurt, mint, lemon zest, lemon juice and a pinch of kosher salt and pepper.
    • Refrigerate sauce until ready to serve.

  4. step
    4

    Serve

    • When your food is done, arrange falafel on serving platter.
    • If desired, sprinkle falafel with flaky sea salt. Serve with tzatziki sauce and pita bread, if desired.