Falafel in Pita

Falafel in Pita
 
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Enjoy falafels accompanied with a salad for a fun, healthy meal.
Ingredients
  • 12 oz. falafel mix
  • 2 diced tomatoes
  • 1½ cups shredded lettuce
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ chopped red pepper
  • ½ diced cucumber
  • 3 pieces pita
    Tzatziki Sauce
  • 2 cups yogurt - drained One Hour
  • 1 cup cucumber - seeded & sliced
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons Red Onion - Minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 pinch paprika
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin oil
    Tahini Sauce
  • 1 cup Tahini
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 pinch cayenne
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 2 cloves chopped garlic
  • ½ fresh lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Making the Tzatziki Sauce: Drain the yogurt for an hour in a strainer lined with cheese cloth. Combine strained yogurt with the rest of the Tzatziki Sauce ingredients. Mix ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Making the Tahini Sauce: Combine all the Tahini Sauce ingredients in a bowl. Mix and set aside.
  3. Preparing the Falafels: Whisk water with the falafel mix until it becomes a thick batter consistency. Allow the falafel mix to sit for a half hour in the refrigerator and then add additional water to achieve the same thick batter consistency.
  4. Heat the Evo grill to Medium and lightly oil the cook surface with olive oil. Spoon four-ounce portions of falafel mix onto the hot grill and brown on both sides. Place pitas on the grill to warm. Cut the cooked falafel into pieces and roll into a warm pita with diced tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, lettuce, Tahini Sauce, and Tzatziki Sauce. Enjoy!