Falafel Wraps with Grilled Veg & Salsa Recipe
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What's your idea of a tasty fast food loaded up with tortillas and other yummy mentionables? For us, a "Falafel Wrap" armed with grilled vegetables and salsa seems too appealing to disregard -- especially in this warm weather that’s making us reach for cold liquor and a dish to go with it. It's practically an easy recipe, 15-minutes tops, and your dish is good to go. See ingredients and method below:
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Yields: Makes 6 Servings
- For the falafel
- 1 heaped tablespoon plain flour
- 1 x 400 g tin of chickpeas
- 1 heaped teaspoon allspice
- 1 lemon
- 1 bunch fresh coriander
- 1 tablespoon harissa
- 1 x 400 g tin of mixed beans
- olive oil
For the sides:
- 8 small whole wheat tortillas
- 250g low-fat cottage cheese
- 2 mixed-colour peppers, deseeded, cut into chunks
- 1 tablespoon Lingham's chilli sauce
- 4 spring onions
For the salsa:
- Handful of mixed-colour ripe tomatoes
- 1/2 clove of garlic
- 1/2 of fresh red chilli
- Take a blender and add the beans and chickpeas without the liquid.
- Add the lemon zest allspice, harissa, coriander stalks, flour and the seasoning to it.
- Blend for 5 minutes or until the mixture is smooth.
- Create 8 patties using your hands.
- In a pan heat 1 tbsp of olive oil and fry the patties for 3 minutes on each side.
- Transfer them into a plate.
- In a griddle, add the peppers with onions.
- Add the seasoning to it and add in the chilli, tomatoes, garlic and coriander leaves.
- Add a little lemon juice to it and whiz until the paste is smooth.
- Add to the serving dish.
- Now cook the tortillas into microwave for just 45 seconds.
- Add the chilli sauce into the cheese.
- Combine all the ingredients of salsa together into a bowl.
- Display everything together nicely in a large serving plate and serve immediately.
Tip: If you can find ready to eat Falafel at your nearest supermarket or delicatessen, then get tortilla wraps to fix yourself a quick lunch. Serve it with some tzatziki or mint raita for that extra touch of yumminess.
Image & Recipe via Jamie Oliver
Written by MYC Writer Romana S.
Edited by Elonah Jade BionedaSubscribe to UpdatesRelated Articles