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Falafel Salad

Falafel Salad

  • Prep time: 5 mins
  • Cook time: 15 mins
  • Servings: 2 to 3
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Ingredients
  • 1 bunch spinach, stemmed, or approximately 4 cups prewashed salad mix
  • 6–7 store-bought falafel balls (Try Trader Joe's frozen version)
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 5–10 dill pickle slices
  • 1 cup tahini or your favorite lemony dressing
Instructions
  1. Prepare the falafel according to the package directions, cooking thoroughly until crispy and brown.
  2. Place the spinach or salad mix in a bowl and crumble the falafel on top.
  3. Add the tomatoes and dill pickles and toss. Drizzle with the tahini or lemony dressing. (Tip: Mix the tahini with a splash of hot sauce for an extra kick!)
Notes

I don't know about you, but discovering falafel for the first time was life-changing for me. I know that sounds a little dramatic, but it's true. I eat falafel on its own, in wraps, on sandwiches, on salads. I bake it, I fry it … you get the idea! If you haven't had falafel, pop into your local Trader Joe's store, Middle Eastern restaurant, or health-food store and grab some up.