Enjoy This Tasty Recipe in Honor of National Sandwich Month

Enjoy This Tasty Recipe in Honor of National Sandwich Month

August is National Sandwich Month; let’s celebrate with this delicious recipe!

Want to celebrate National Sandwich Month, but tired of the same old ham and cheese?  Then try out this delicious recipe for falafel pita pockets.

Falafel Sandwich


(for the falafel)

  • 1 15-oz. can chickpeas, drained
  • 4 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1 shallot, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp. roughly chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • vegetable oil, for frying

(for the sauce)

  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp. warm water (plus more as needed)
  • kosher salt

(for serving)

  • pitas
  • chopped Lettuce
  • halved cherry tomatoes
  • thinly sliced cucumbers


  1. In a food processor fitted with a metal blade, combine chickpeas, garlic, shallot, parsley, cumin, coriander, and flour and season with salt and pepper. Blend until mixture resembles a thick paste.
  2. Form mixture into falafel balls.
  3. In a shallow pot, heat 1-inch vegetable oil.
  4. Fry falafels until golden, then transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.
  5. Make sauce: In a small bowl, whisk together tahini, garlic powder, and warm water. Season with salt.
  6. Serve falafels in pita with lettuce, tomatoes, and cucumber and drizzle with sauce.

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