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SPINACH & BROCCOLI FALAFEL WITH FETA

Directions

Place spinach leaves, broccoli, chickpeas, celery, onion, garlic, flour, tahini, cumin, turmeric, salt and pepper in a food processor. Blend to a coarse consistency. Transfer to a bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Spread a little flour onto a flat plate. Take large teaspoonfuls of mixture and roll into balls, then flatten slightly with the palm of the hand to make a little patty. Roll in flour to lightly coat. Pour oil into a frying pan to a level of 1cm. Heat pan. Cook falafels for about 5 minutes, or until golden, turning once. Drain on paper towels.

To make the feta sauce, combine all ingredients. Mix well. Cover and refrigerate until required.

Serve falafels with broccoli, black olive, tomato and red onion salad.

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Serving size: 80 g

Avg Quantity per serve Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy  112 kJ 140 kJ
Protein 3.0 g 3.8 g
Fat, total 0.4 g 0.5 g
– saturated 0.0 g 0.04 g
Carbohydrate 1.4 g 1.8 g
– sugars 1.4 g 1.8 g
Dietary Fibre 2.7 g 3.4 g
Sodium 5.6 mg 7 mg
Vitamin C 79.2 mg (198% RDI*) 99 mg
 Vitamin B6  0.26 mg (16% RDI*) 0.33 mg
Folate  39 µg (20% RDI*)  49 µg
Potassium 280 mg 350 mg

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 14th Edition 2021

Quantities stated above are averages only.

*Recommended Daily Intake (NZ Adult)

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Servings per package: 3

Serving size: 40 g

Avg Quantity per serve Avg Quantity per 100 g
Energy  32 kJ 81 kJ
Protein 1.2 g 3.0 g
Fat, Total 0.1 g 0.3 g
– saturated <0.1 g <0.1 g
Carbohydrate 0.0 g 0.0 g
– sugars 0.0 g 0.0 g
Dietary Fibre 1.0 g 2.4 g
Sodium 7 mg 17 mg
Folate 88 ug (44% RDI*) 220 ug
Vitamin A  113 ug (15% RDI*) 283 ug

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 14th Edition 2021

Quantities stated above are averages only.

*Recommended Daily Intake (NZ Adult)

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Ingredients
  • 120g bag LeaderBrand Baby Spinach
  • 1 head LeaderBrand Broccoli, roughly chopped
  • 2 x 300g cans chickpeas in brine, drained
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • ¼ cup plain flour or rice flour
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp salt and freshly ground black pepper to season
  • 1 cup plain flour, to coat
  • Vegetable oil to cook

Feta Sauce:

  • ½ cup natural unsweetened yoghurt
  • 200g creamy feta
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • Freshly ground black pepper to season
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