Couscous & Falafel Plate

A Lebanese vegetarian meal with oodles of flavor!

Camille C.
Camille C.
6 minutesPrep time
10 minutesCook time
536 cal.Per serving

Utensils

Stovetop, Blender, Frying pan, Fine-mesh sieve

recipe

Couscous

Step 1

Prepare the couscous according to the package instructions. Set aside.

Cucumber

Step 2

Wash & dice the cucumber.

Yellow onion

Step 3

Peel & mince the onion.

Mint (fresh)
Parsley (fresh)

Step 4

Finely chop the mint & parsley.

Chickpeas (canned)

Step 5

Drain the chickpeas.

Chickpeas (canned)
Garlic
Flour (all-purpose)
Mint (fresh)
Parsley (fresh)
Yellow onion

Step 6

In a blender or food processor, combine the chickpeas, garlic, flour, cumin (optional), salt, pepper, half of the onions & half of the herbs.

Step 7

Pulse until it forms a coarse, crumbly texture.

Step 8

Roll spoonfuls of the mixture in your hands, forming small balls.

Step 9

Heat a couple drizzles of oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the falafel. Cook them for 1-2 min on each side, or until golden brown.

Step 10

Transfer them to a paper towel-lined plate to drain the excess oil.

Couscous
Cucumber
Yellow onion
Parsley (fresh)
Mint (fresh)

Step 11

Add the diced cucumber & the rest of the onions & herbs to the couscous.

Lemon
Couscous
Cucumber

Step 12

Season with salt & pepper. Add a squeeze of lemon juice. Mix to combine.

Greek yogurt

Step 13

In a small bowl, whisk together the Greek yogurt, salt, pepper & a drizzle of olive oil.

Lemon
Greek yogurt

Step 14

Serve the couscous alongside the falafel with a dollop of yogurt sauce. Garnish with lemon wedges (optional). Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy536 cal.
Fat14 g
Carbohydrates76 g
Protein21 g
Fiber11 g

On average, one serving of the recipe "Couscous & Falafel Plate" contains 536 Energy, 14 g of Fat, 76 g of Carbohydrates, 21 g of Protein, 11 g of Fiber.

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