Festive Pumpkin Falafels

Festive Pumpkin Falafels Recipe photo by Taste of Home

  • Total Time: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup canned garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, halved
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 pita pocket halves
  • Optional: Sliced cucumber, onions and tomatoes

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°. Place the first 10 ingredients in a food processor; pulse until combined. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto a greased baking sheet. Bake until firm and golden brown, 30-35 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine tahini, water, syrup, vinegar and salt. Serve falafel in pita halves with maple tahini sauce and optional toppings as desired.

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SOURCE: Taste of Home