Falafel in pitta

Falafel in pitta

You can capture all the flavours of the Middle East with just a few store-cupboard ingredients.

By , 21 September 2015
Falafel in pitta
  • Ready in: 30 mins
  • Serves: 4
  • Price: £1.00 per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 288g serving contains
  • Fat 21.3
    30%
  • Sat Fat 4
    20%
  • Sugar 5.1
    6%
  • Salt 2.2
    37%
  • Cals 534
    27%
2
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 776kJ/185kcal.
Ingredients
  • 120g pack Asda Falafel Mix
  • 400g can Asda Chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice (from a squeezy bottle or freshly squeezed)
  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tsp Asda Easy Garlic (or 1 garlic clove, crushed)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 pitta breads
  • 1 dill cucumber, sliced
  • 2 roasted red peppers (from a 280g jar Asda Extra Special Roasted Red Peppers), sliced
  • 420g jar Asda Pickled Red Cabbage, well drained
Method
  • Stir 150ml cold water into the falafel mix. Set aside, stirring every so often.

  • To make the houmous, whizz the chickpeas in a blender to a smooth paste with the lemon juice, tahini, garlic and 1 tbsp olive oil. Season to taste.

  • Shape the falafel mix into 12 balls using wet hands. Fry in the rest of the oil for 4-5 minutes.

  • Warm the pitta breads and fill with the houmous, dill cucumber, red peppers, red cabbage and falafel.